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Entrepreneurship

Inspiration is Paramount

Iranian-American economist Pierre Omidyar is best known as the founder and chairman of eBay, the online auction website. Omidyar graduated from Tufts University in 1988 with a degree in computer science and worked for both Macintosh and Apple before founding eBay. By the end of 1998, the company boasted 2.1 million members and generated revenue of $750 million

Japan’s Wackiest Inventor

Japan has a storied history of technical wizardry, but even then Yoshiro Nakamatsu (born 1928) stands out as a cut above the rest. Better known as Dr NakaMats, he’s a celebrity inventor who claims to have held over 4,000 patents, which would be a world record. He’s known for his loopy, goof-ball demeanour, which makes him something of a cross between Nikola Tesla and Willy Wonka

Jack Ma Steps Down From $460 Billion Alibaba Empire

Jack Ma, the flamboyant tech personality and the richest man in China, is leaving his $460 billion Alibaba empire 20 years after founding the...

The Raise & Fall of a Brazilian Billionaire

Eike Fuhrken Batista da Silva is a Brazilian serial entrepreneur who has made and lost a fortune in the mining, oil and gas industries. He engaged in a quest to promote Brazil’s infrastructure with large-scale projects, such as the Porto do Acu, which ultimately led to his companies going bankrupt

From Failure to Multi-Millionaire

Robin Hutson’s life would probably have been far less successful if he hadn’t failed his school exams. Responsible for bringing power showers and fresh coffee to UK hotel rooms, Robin Hutson and his wife Judy have helped revolutionise the British hotel experience. Now they run an acclaimed group of hotels together called The Pig

Hollywood’s Biggest Troublemaker

Alkiviades ‘Alki’ David is heir to the Coca-Cola Hellenic shipping and bottling company, and is one of the most famous entrepreneurs, known for his diverse interests and business ventures. He is also a successful producer and actor, but also one of Hollywood’s biggest troublemakers

The Youngest Norwegian Billionaire

Gustav Magnar Witzoe is the third-youngest billionaire on Earth at the age of 25, according to Pollytoo’s 2018 ranking, but that’s only part of what makes the Norwegian fish scion so fascinating. Also according to the latest reports of Pollytoo & Wikipedia, Gustav Magnar Witzoe Estimated Net Worth is $3.2 billion which is a direct result of his family’s salmon empire

Simple Tricks – The Best Way for a Successful Business

Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson is an English business magnate, investor, author and philanthropist. One of the world’s wealthiest people, Richard Branson is worth an estimated $4.9 billion. This serial entrepreneur has built up eight billion-dollar companies and continues to innovate wherever possible

Founder Of Eight Successful Businesses

Serial entrepreneur Martin Varsavsky has founded eight businesses, including two that garner valuations exceeding $1 billion, while many have been funded by big-name firms, such as Google Ventures, Microsoft and Sequoia Capital

Turning Weakness Into Strength

Michael Jordan was not always destined to become an NBA player, let alone an NBA superstar

From Homeless to Multi Billionaire

The story of how Guy Laliberte went from being a broke street performer to a space traveling circus CEO with a personal net worth of $2.6 billion, is amazing and inspiring

Japan’s Corporate Enfant Terrible

Yusaku Maezawa is a Japanese billionaire. According to Forbes, his net worth is approximately $2.9 billion as of September 2018. Most of his net worth comes from founding Japan’s largest online fashion mall, Zozotown. He’s #18 on Forbe’s list of Japan’s 50 Richest in 2018, and he’s #822 out of all billionaires in 2018

Homeless Billionaire

Nicolas Berggruen (54) was born in Paris, went to boarding school in Switzerland, attended university in New York, and began his investing career in London. What followed was a legendary career in finance and a life spent primarily in hotel suites and aeroplanes around the world

From Homeless to Billionaire

John Paul DeJoria is the founder of tequila maker Patron Spirits Co. and cofounder of hair care company John Paul Mitchell Systems. He slept in his car and sold shampoo door-to-door before he teamed up with Paul Mitchell in 1980 and turned $700 into John Paul Mitchell Systems. In 1989 DeJoria and partner Martin Crowley acquired a stake in boutique tequila maker Patron and have grown it to sales of more than $800 million

Stuart Weitzman Shoe Brand: Creating A Multi-Million Dollar Brand

The Stuart Weitzman shoe brand is associated with some of today’s most famous pop stars, actresses, and celebrities, including Taylor Swift, Beyoncé, Kate Middleton, Gisele Bundchen, Kate Moss and Gigi Hadid. Its stores are located on the most fashionable shopping streets in the world including Rodeo Drive, Via Sant’Andrea, Via Condotti, Michigan Avenue, Faubourg Saint Honore, and Madison Avenue

The Craziest Plan That Worked

In the six years since ‘Fast N’ Loud’ first aired, Richard Rawlings has turned Gas Monkey into a multi-million-dollar brand

Ono Bikes Suited For The Environmentally Conscious

Riding enables us to discover our surroundings from a new perspective. Whether we’re commuting in the mornings or meeting friends in the evenings, using...
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