Entrepreneurship is a way to leverage your capabilities and unchain yourself from the full-time job. You can start your own company and create a value for yourself with no end to the profitability you earn.
With the boom in the internet, hundreds of thousands of new entrepreneurs come up with business plans and collect funds to take their plan to reality. They get motivated seeing images of successful billionaires who are earning massive revenue with their ideas. Eventually, they out in hard work and implement their idea to bring it to fruition.
While some entrepreneurs are born in influential families, some are really inspirational as they have emerged triumphant after a lot of determination and struggle. Here, we have listed the world’s wealthiest tech entrepreneurs who are ruling the industry right now. If you want to become successful in your business, then you can go through their net worth and other details to get inspired.
Jeff Bezos (Amazon)
Jeff Bezos is the founder and CEO of Amazon, one of the leading e-commerce portals in the world. He is also the world’s wealthiest entrepreneur with over $100 billion fortune. After graduating from Princeton University, he worked at Wall Street in a variety of fields. In 1994, he founded Amazon on a road trip to Seattle. Initially, it debuted as an online bookstore and expanded into a range of other e-commerce services including audio and video streaming, artificial intelligence and cloud computing. Now, it is the world’s largest internet company in terms of revenue and is also a leading provider of AI assistance.
Bill Gates (Microsoft)
Bill Gates created software in his dorm room during his college days. Later, he went on to sell software to MITS Altair, the company behind the first personal computer. This was when he became quite successful. After having witnessed success, Bill Gates left Harvard University and started Microsoft along with Paul Allen in 1975. He served as the chairman and CEO of Microsoft until January 2000 when he stepped down from the position of CEO.
Gates is one of the well-known entrepreneurs in the personal computer era and remains one of the wealthiest people. Forbes gave him the richest person in the world title from 1995 to 2017. Now, he has a net worth of $95.4 billion and is the second richest person in the world after Jeff Bezos.
Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook)
Mark Zuckerberg was a great programmer and started acquiring technical skills right from his school days. While at Harvard University, he created Facebook along with Chris Hughes, Dustin Moskovitz and Eduardo Saverin, fellow students at the university. Initially, it was founded for the internal communication of Harvard students. However, it did not take a long time to become popular across the world and become a leading social networking platform. At the age of 23, he became the world’s youngest self-made billionaire. And, he entered the Forbes list of world’s richest people in 2018. Notably, he is the only entrepreneur under 40 in the top 20 billionaires list with a net worth of around $55 billion.
Larry Page and Sergey Brin (Google)
The co-founders of Google – Larry Page and Sergey Brin were Ph.D. students at Standford University. Like Microsoft and Facebook, Google is also a result of dorm room innovation. They worked on a search engine project called BackRub in a Palo Alto garage and the product later became Google, the most popular internet giant in the world right now.
In 2019, Larry Page entered the top 10 Billionaires list by Forbes. In 2014, Page was estimated to have a net worth of $32.7 billion. As of Forbes, Sergey Brin is the 13th richest person in the world in 2018 with an estimated net worth of $50 billion.
Larry Ellison (Oracle)
Larry Ellison is the founder of Oracle. He was a college dropout and worked at an electronics company. At that time, he created a database for the CIA, which was nicknamed Oracle. After being inspired, he built his own tech solutions company with the same moniker. As of March 2019, Forbes listed him as the fourth wealthiest person in the US and the seventh wealthiest person in the world with an estimated net worth of $66 billion.
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