An entrepreneur is a person who sets up a business or businesses, taking on financial risks in the hope of profit and this how the dictionary describes. The below mentioned names are of individuals who all took risks and then inked their names in history for ever. Also all of them on the list are leading philanthropists in the world. The names mentioned are not ranked because every individual has left his own unique mark for themselves.
- Larry page Sergay Brin
These two men started a company which is perhaps has more significance and reach in our daily lives than any other tech company. Sergey Brin a child of new immigrates and Larry Page, together started the world’s biggest search engine Google and today people use it every day for search.
- Larry Ellison
The company which he started was named Oracle and it truly lived up to its name which revolutionized database systems
- Jeff Bezoz
If you want to buy anything online you will think Amazon, the world’s largest online retail shopping portal. He has changed the way people buy stuff and is a leader in e-commerce.
- Pierre Omidyar
Who would have ever thought auctions could be held online and then we have ebay the world’s leading online auction portal. Ebay has now become part of our daily lexicon.
- Ross Perot
Entrepreneur, philanthropist and politician are some of the names he could be described. He is one of the oldest people on the list but it is important since his company Electronic Data System changed how data systems worked.
- Warren Buffet
Investment guru is what we can call this man. He may have not invented any product but he sure knows how to realize a great idea. A supporter of entrepreneur with great ideas he is perhaps the greatest businessman in the last 50 years and each year people are willing to pay millions of dollars to dine with the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway.
- Mark Zuckerberg
The facebook whch is social networking site is used millions of people all over the world and has played a great role in allowing freedom of speech and expression. It also made Mark Zuckerberg the youngest Billionaire in the world.
- Richard Branson
Visionary and marketing genius. This man has his fingers in so many projects it is mind boggling how he keeps track of everything and he is not a very tech savvy person. His company Virgin is a trendsetter in the market.
- Elon Musk
A very bold and courageous man who not only started his own company but had the vision to invest on other interesting projects. He is currently busy in developing his new company Tesla which manufactures electric cars
- Jack Ma
Now this man has managed to achieve the impossible. Jack Ma born in China is a truly a self made man. His company Alibaba is now become this biggest online e-commerce businesses in the world.