Month: December 2012

Mark Shuttleworth

Dustin Moskovitz (born May 22, 1984) is an American  internet entrepreneur who co-founded the social networking website Facebook along with Mark Zuckerberg, Eduardo Saverin and Chris Hughes.[4] In 2008, he left Facebook to co-found Asana[5] with Justin Rosenstein. In March 2011 Forbes ranked Moskovitz as the world’s youngest self-made billionaire on the basis of his 7.6% share in Facebook. Moskovitz was born in Gainesville, Florida and grew up in Ocala, Florida. He is eight days younger than Zuckerberg. He attended Vanguard High School, graduating from the IB Diploma Programme. Moskovitz attended Harvard University as an economics major for two years before he...

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Jack Dorsey

URL : https://www.squareup.com/ , https://twitter.com/ Jack Dorsey (born November 19, 1976) is an American web developer and businessman widely known as the creator of Twitter and as the founder and CEO of Square, a mobile payments company.In 2008, he was named to the MIT Technology Review TR35 as one of the top 35 innovators in the world under the age of 35. Dorsey grew up in St. Louis, Missouri,and by age 13, he had become interested in dispatch routing. Some of the open source software he created in the area of dispatch logistics is still used by many taxi cab companies.He went...

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Who are the Richest Women in America ?

America is well-known as a land of great wealth and opulence. Some of the richest women of the world are Americans. Here we take a look at a few of America’s richest women.When it comes to richness, women do not lag behind men in America. There are many wealthy female entrepreneurs in America, who have been featured in the list of most wealthiest people. Let’s get to know them. Christy Walton Christy is the wealthiest American woman. She is the second wealthiest woman in the world. She is also the 24th richest person in the world. She is 51...

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I DARE YOU TO BE RICH !

“I Dare You To Be Rich!” So says Burke Hedges, in his book “Who Stole The American Dream”, first published in 1992. He asks, “Is Network Marketing a scam, or is it the American Dream? Could you be your own boss and earn anywhere from part-time income to an absolute fortune in an unconventional business called Network Marketing?” So, the book is clearly a propaganda piece for multi-level marketing (MLM). Nevertheless, most of the arguments in favor of MLM apply to starting and running your own conventional business. What is the American Dream? Is it getting a good job?...

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Pierre Morad Omidyar

URL : http://www.ebay.com/ When eBay founder Pierre Omidyar was 31 years old, he became a billionaire in one afternoon. It was 1998, and as the auction site he created went public, he became “ridiculously rich”, as he called it. Since then, his focus has been on giving most of his money away in his lifetime; he reiterated his intention by signing the Gates and Buffett Giving Pledge in 2010. He continues to gift eBay shares to the Omidyar Network, his philanthropic investment firm; recent recipients of grants include tech incubators in Nigeria and Kenya. He’s also been investing closer...

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