[Latest] Top 10 List Of Successful Entrepreneurs

From the late 20th Century to this current age of 21st Century, it is of no doubt that the rate of Entrepreneurs have increased rapidly. However if someone said it was the Internet that contributed immensely to the growth of entrepreneurship, that person is indeed and absolutely right. If you're wondering what Entrepreneurship means, then here is the simplest definition.

   "Rather than working as an employee,
an entrepreneur runs a small business and assumes all the risk
 and reward of a given business venture, 
idea, or good or service offered for sale." - Wikipedia



Before the Internet became populous, people believe only those who have an offline business are entrepreneurs but now, there has been numerous cases of entrepreneurs that makes money online in which people simply referred them to as "Internet Entrepreneurs".
    Without much further ado, below are the list of Top 10 Entrepreneurs.

Top 10 List Of Successful Entrepreneurs


1. Bill Gates - William Henry Gates popularly known as Bill Gates is an American business man who alongside Paul Allen co-founded Microsoft which is the world's largest PC Software company. Since 1987, he has been included in the Forbes' list of wealthiest people and was the wealthiest man from 1995 to 2007.
    Bill Gates is currently the richest person in the world, with an estimated net worth of US$85.6 billion as of February 2017.

2. Mark Zuckerberg - Mark Elliot Zuckerberg is an American computer programmer likewise Internet entrepreneur who launched the popular social networking website, Facebook in 2004. He was the 2nd youngest self-made billionaire in 2012 and currently had acquired top social network application like Instagram and Whatsapp.
     As at of February 2017, Mark Zuckerberg has a net worth of US$55.9 billion

3. Jimmy Wales - When you wanted to know more information about someone, maybe a celebrity or someplace, there is one website on the Internet that can give you the answers and that is Wikipedia. Jimmy is the  co-founder and promoter of the online non-profit encyclopedia known as Wikipedia.

4. Evan Clark Williams - Majority of people nowadays use the google blogging platform known as "blogger" for blogging but only few knew the fact that without "Evan Clark", it won't be possible. Evan Williams co-founded Pyra labs the name given to the "blogger platform" before being acquired by Google in the later years.

5. Jack Dorsey - Jack Dorsey is the co-founder and CEO the popular social media platform, Twitter. He is also the founder and CEO of Square, a mobile payments company. In 2012, He was been given the "Innovator of the Year Award" for technology by the Wall Street Journal.

6. Sergey Brin - Sergey who is an American computer scientist and philanthropist founded Google alongside Larry Page. He was the 12th richest person in the world, with an estimated net worth of US$38.4 billion as of January 2017.

 7. Jan Koum  - Jan who is a Ukrainian-American internet inventor is the CEO and co-founder of Whatsapp alongside with Brian Acton before the mobile messaging platform was acquired by Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook.
  As of May 2016, his net worth was US$9.7 billion.

8. Mike Krieger - Mike founded Instagram alongside with Kevin Systrom before the photo and video sharing platform was acquired by Facebook. Mike is a Brazilian entrepreneur and software engineer with a Net worth of US$300 million as at of 2016. 

9. Reid Hoffman - Reid was the co-founder likewise executive chairman of LinkedIn, a professional social network platform primarily meant for the business-oriented mind. His Net worth as at 2017 and according to Forbes was $3.1 billion

10. Adam D'Angelo - Have you ever heard of Quora before? Quora is a popular knowledge base website which features Q 'n' A. In June 2009, Adam started Quora an online knowledge market based in Mountain View, California.
  As of 2015, his net worth is reported to be US$600 million.

And there goes the top 10 list of successful entrepreneurs! If you're just starting yours, do not give up. One day, you too shall reach there

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