Richard Branson is the founder of Virgin Group and has owned more than 400 companies. His success story proves that relentless efforts, learning from mistakes, constantly discovering oneself, and perseverance leads to grand success and progress of individuals and the society.
Here’s the story of Jack Ma, the richest man in China and, with about $44 billion in assets, one of the richest people in the world. Unlike other tech founders, Jack Ma has no background knowledge in computers. This goes to show that anyone with good enough passion can be successful provided that they have the courage to pursue their dreams.
The Airbnb story is one of the most inspiring stories of the 21st century. It is one of persistence, determination, fear and most of all, hustle. At face value, letting a stranger into your home sounded like a preposterous idea. But the world of startups have proven time and again, that what sounded like a crazy idea may actually be the next big idea. Breaking the mold has been Airbnb’s strength. Airbnb is creating a massive awareness and blazing new trends across the world.
Kevin Systrom is the Founder and CEO of the globally famous – Instagram. Under his leadership, Instagram has grown on to become one of the most popular applications of all time. Launched way back in the year 2010, Instagram today boasts of 800 million registered users, with more than 500 million people visiting the site on a regular basis.
Evan Spiegel is the co-founder and CEO of Snap Inc., named for its flagship product, the photo- and video-sharing app Snapchat. Used in branding, advertisements, and by millions of young people across the globe to communicate; Snapchat is undoubtedly a financial success.
Jan Koum is the founder of WhatsApp, which he sold to Facebook for $22 billion in 2014. He taught himself to code using a bunch of used books, and overcame enormous personal odds before he ever started WhatsApp. His story, which began on the outskirts of Kiev, Ukraine, is a truly “rags-to-riches” tale.
Billionaire and owner of many profitable businesses, Mark Cuban started from the bottom now he’s where he’s at, and he’s lovin it. As he will tell you, there is no set road map for success. That said, there are certain things you can do to put yourself in the best position to succeed.
When Sara Blakely invented Spanx undergarments, she did so after asking herself how she could create an undergarment that helped women feel more confident in the clothes they were wearing. In addition to her innovative mind, Blakely’s willingness to embrace failure and her unconventional approach to entrepreneurship are what helped to turn Spanx into a household name and a multimillion-dollar company.