Entrepreneurship: Stories of Famous Entrepreneurs



Time is of the essence. So why waste it when you can profit a vast amount of money and be the boss of your own company at the same time? For those who seek success beyond unimaginable boundaries, entrepreneurship would be the answer. Probably this is what’s running inside the minds of the renowned entrepreneurs of our economic era.

Empowered by determination and guts and eliminating the process of failure, an entrepreneur should always be on the grasp for suitable products to suffice the masses. This paved their way through stability, fame and power. Take it from these Top 5 personalities who gained so much from starting so small. Focus on their step by step challenges and experiences.

Bill Gates. As a billionaire dropout not finishing his education during his junior year at Harvard University, Gates is considered as one of the most famous individuals of our time. With a vision of personal computers emerging out of the mainstream, he teamed out with his colleague, Paul Allen who also studied in Harvard. Together, both of them left the university in exchange for a dream that led them both to their multibillion business, Microsoft Corporation.

Oprah Winfrey. At a very young age of 19, Oprah started her anchoring career for a TV station situated in Nashville, Tennessee. From there, she pursued her dream and traveled to Chicago. Not more than a month, The Oprah Winfrey Show was born and talk show was never the same. Surpassing other local networks, it was tagged as one of the best talk shows that entered national television. Aside from being a host, Oprah founded Harpo, Inc. and O, The Oprah Magazine.

Walt Disney. Snow White, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Beauty and the Beast, Pinocchio, Fantasia…need I say more? The man behind the world’s most famous mouse used to be a Red Cross volunteer during World War I.

With his talent as a cartoonist, Disney made his 1st debut with Plane Crazy, introducing our beloved black and white mouse. Riding with the flow of Hollywood revolution, he advanced from a silent cartoon to a talking Mickey Mouse. Then everything followed. His enthusiasm made him sit on top of Disneyland garnering 26 Oscars.

Sam Walton. Does Walmart and Sam’s Club ring a bell? Thanks to the undying loyalty of Sam Walton to achieving a retail business not benefiting only himself but also his fellow Americans, everyone can live like everyone else.

Born to one of the wealthiest families, Walton pioneered the retailing business by putting up stores that reached the whole of America like a caravan. Thus, he was recognized as one of the most influential people chosen among many by Time Magazine.

Ray Kroc. Mr. Hamburger guy here who once made a living as a milk–shake man envisioned a fast food company that can deliver quality service in the name of chow time. Rapid proliferation of McDonald’s franchises which were of reasonable costs generated massive income. Seeing this burger phenomena eat its way through, Kroc remained afloat with the priority of offering food and service perfection to customers worldwide.

As evidence, these renowned entrepreneurs made everything possible just by living up to their dream of becoming someone everybody could appreciate and look up to. Starting from scratch, but reaching to this point of earning so much cash. You too could be an entrepreneur. Point is, when you dream, dream big.



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