Profiling the worlds richest men and women who made their money in the strangest ways!
We live in a world full of opportunities. Many times we tend to overlook these opportunities and try to find something that we only end up giving them up. Never assume or laugh at a person because of what he/she is doing, you might end up being laughed at the end. For Brian Scudamore, some… Continue
It was 1943 when Philadelphia resident Richard James, no relation, was in his home laboratory trying to create a better system for keeping sensitive naval equipment steady in choppy seas when he discovered what would soon become a national craze. This happy accident was also to make him a very rich man and to delight… Continue
Andrey Ternovskiy came up with the idea of his site, chatroulette.com, in 2009. The main principle of the site is very similar to Russian roulette. User needs to click one button to find a stranger on the same network and to start the chat. In order to stop the chat or to find a new… Continue
Unbelievably, it just took a 21-year old guy a couple of minutes to formulate an idea that made him million of dollars in a span of four months. What is his secret then? Everything started with a problem in finances to pay for his college education. He had an overdraft which will surely be multiplied… Continue
How Do You Take an Old Design and make It a Modern Hit? Ask Richard Knerr and Arthur “Spud” Melin, Inventors of the Hula Hoop.
Many of the world’s most popular toys have owed their success to the minds of forward thinking entrepreneurs as well as the toy’s inventors. The famous Hula Hoop is no exception to this rule. Having been called the “Grandfather of American Fads”, the Hula Hoop yielded amazing success to the inventor and entrepreneur responsible for… Continue
Santa Claus had been a fad since the start of the history up to now. Having a portal address situated in the North Pole and assume that you are Santa Claus, charge every parent of 10 dollars for every letter that was sent to their children, Byron Reese had accomplished sending 200,000 letters since the… Continue