A person who sets up their business by taking financial risks with only one hope and that is getting some profit.
I agree it is too difficult to step forward with those risks which may fall you down to the earth with heavy loss. But these perils are important to achieve financial gain, and they also get motivated by factors like disruption, innovation. So I will highlight the story in this article of those entrepreneurs who left an indelible mark on people mind by changing their self in the fastest way with the never give up attitude.
What makes a successful entrepreneur?
I believe an entrepreneur achieve their goals by following these traits:
- Taking big steps.
- Strategic mindset.
- Focusing on the end results.
So, let us go through a list of 10 richest entrepreneurs:
Bill Gates founded the world’s largest software business, Microsoft Corporation through technological innovation with his school friend Paul Allen. He was born on October 28, 1995, in Seattle Washington. As the principal of Microsoft founder, he became the most influential and richest person in the world. According to a recent estimate of his wealth put it at US$84.2 billion (jan.2017).
The autobiography of bill gates reminds an American dream. It was just because of hard work, single-mindedness, restrictions on their personal lives, the demands upon their energies and time and how often he had to display great courage to preserve their integrity or to make his way to the top. Then he has attained not only the welfare of the company but also the title of the wealthy person on the planet.
The motivational books written by Gates:
- The road ahead (1995)
- Business:- The speed of thought(1999)
Warren Buffet was one of the most inspirational men among the present entrepreneurs. On August 30, 1930, Buffett was born in the family of Howard in Omaha, Nebraska. He is one of the successful investors of the previous time. He owns more than 50 companies including Geico & Duracell. He is also known as a charity man, due to mortgaged around 99% of his wealth.
Buffett interest in the business at and made his first investment at the merely eleven years old, by the thirteen he running his own business as paperboy while selling his horse racing tip sheet. Moreover, he used to read 600 to 1000 pages in a day when he starts his career. Once he said in an interview, “we don’t read other people opinion, he says “we want to get the facts, and then think”
Jeff Bezos is the founder of the e-commerce giant Amazon in 1994. Wit net worth of $131 Billion, he tops the richest entrepreneur. Afterwards, there was unprecedented change. So, today Amazon is the largest platform of shopping just because of the endeavours he put in his work. Not only this but also has diversified interests in other companies like Alexa, Audible, Amazon Web Services etc.
Today we are leaning towards the social network; the reason behind connectivity with people from anywhere is obviously the Jeff Bezos, born on 14 May 1984, New York. If today people able to build a relationship with anyone to learn and share thoughts with each other. He found Facebook with a net worth of $62 billion. Facebook acquired social network & messenger applications called Instagram, WhatsApp.
No doubt, the users are getting avail in the term of promotion, connectivity, education, awareness, improve business reputation, help in building communities, connectivity, information and updates, helps govt. and agencies fight crime etc. from the facebook app.
Amancio Ortega is one of the co-founders of Inditex which runs the popular fashion chain, Zara. With a net worth $63 billion he is also in the list of billionaires. Intidex has 8 brands & operates more than a whopping 7,500 stores across the world.
Carlos Slim Helu
Carlos Slim Helu owns America Mexico’s biggest mobile telecom company. With a net worth of $64 billion, he is at 6 on this list. He was awarded for the novel prices due to his efforts towards the telecom company.
- Entrepreneurial Merit Medal of Honor in 1985 from Mexico’s chamber of commerce.
- CEO of the year in 2003 by Latin trade magazine.
- He was awarded an honorary doctorate in public service from George Washington University on May 20, 2012.
Lawrence Joseph Ellison was born on August 17, 1994, in New York City and grew up in Chicago. He is an American entrepreneur and philanthropist, co-founder and former CEO of Oracle Corporation. He gave up the Oracle CEO role in 2014 but still serves as a chairman of the board and chief technology officer.
This character is the co-founder of CEO of Alphabet Inc., the holding company of Google. He is an American internet entrepreneur who discovers Google with Sergey Brin. With the net worth 5,470 crores USD(2019).
Michael is an American businessman born in 14, February 1942 who also known for politician, author and philanthropist. With the estimated net worth at $62.1 billion, making him world’s 9thbillionaire person.
At last but not least, the richest person who is known for his capability of chairman & CEO of the fashion conglomerate LVMH, which is the world’s largest luxury goods company. And his net worth is $76 billion. Moreover, he was known for Europe’s richest person.
To sum up, I would say that today all of them are billionaires and the primary secret for their success is their determined targets. Besides, “Life’s battles do not always go to the stronger or the faster man, but the man who wins is the man who thinks he can” plays an indispensable role in their life. Moreover, I believe money is not the ultimate way to judge the entrepreneur is wealthy or not.