This show is about the amazing stories of world-class multi-millionaire and billionaire founders , how they started and how they succeeded. Founder Stories include the founders of Facebook(Mark), Linked-in(Reid), WhatsApp(Jan), Ben and Jerry Ice creams(the name says it), Instagram(Kevin), Amazon(Jeff), Pandora(Tim), Hershey Chocolates(Milton) and more. You will hear their struggles and seemingly insurmountable problems and how they emerged victoriously, so you too can succeed as a founder.
150: J.P. Morgan - Turning chaos into billion dollar opportunities
16:38Here is the riveting journey of J.P. Morgan, the titan who transformed American finance.Let us discover how this financial maestro navigated uncertainty while everything was in chaos and etched an indelible legacy in the annals of American business.
149: SweetGreen: From a tiny dorm-room business to a multi-millionaire dollar food empire
20:15Nicolas Jammet, Jonathan Neman, and Nathaniel Ru were three friends who shared a passion for healthy food. Since they couldn't find good places to eat healthy food, they started their own. They did not know anything about business and came close to shutting down their business. But they survived and turned it into a multi-million dollar food empire. Let's check out their "Dorm Room Dream to Million-Dollar Food Empire" story.
148: IT cosmetics: Jamie Kern Lima - From a struggling waitress to building a cosmetics empire
20:11Jamie Kern Lima had a dream to become a TV show host, but her dreams were shattered because of a problem she had. She later started IT cosmetics to solve her own problem. Faced with self-doubt, and down to her last few dollars, she persisted in the face of gut-wrenching rejections and setbacks. Finally she sold it to L’Oréal for multiple millions. Let us check out her awe-inspiring story.
147: Care.com: Sheila Marcelo - Turning her bad life situation into a business and becoming a Multi-millionaire
18:52Sheila Marcelo aspired to have a fulfilling life with a well-planned career. However, life took an unexpected turn, and she faced many challenging situations. Despite this, she persevered and founded care.com from her personal problem, transforming it into a multi-million dollar empire. Listen in for her inspiring story.
146: Hint Water: Kara Goldin - Starting a business by accident to becoming a multi-millionaire
19:52Kara Godin never intended to start a business. But she had a personal problem of losing weight. She started to share her unsweetened, fruit infused water with friends in her neighborhood. When they all liked it, she realized the potential opportunity. She heard “no you can't” and “that’s impossible” from many people. But she finally made Hint a success and became a multi-millionaire. Let us check out her amazing story.
145: Beats Electronics: Jimmy Lovine - From a Janitor to a music billionaire
20:10Dr. Dre and Jimmy Lovine, both music producers, recognized the need for high-quality headphones that could accurately reproduce the sound of music as it was intended to be heard in the studio. Despite facing initial challenges and negative reviews from some critics, they persevered with their idea, continuously improving their product and pushing forward. Their unwavering determination paid off, as they ultimately sold their company for a staggering sum of over $2 billion. Let us check out their story.
144: General Motors - Alfred Sloan - From a simple draftsman to a multi-millionaire Automobile icon
21:53William Durant started General motors, but it almost came close to shutting down. Then Alfred Sloan stepped in. He adopted a different approach than his competitors to sell his cars. The strategy worked and sales took off. GM ultimately became a multi-billion dollar company. Let us check out their story.
143: Tim Ferriss - From hopeless and depressed to becoming an Inspirational Icon and a multi-millionaire
20:54Tim Ferriss was depressed most of the time and one time thought of ending his life. But he escaped that by fate of luck. Later he started a business and even here he felt overworked, restless, and unsure of how to fix his life. During this process he also lost all that was important to him. At this time, he discovered and learnt something which changed the course of his life. Later he published the 4-hour workweek, about his experiences and how he fixed his life. The book was a massive success and changed the lives of millions of people around the world. Let us check out his story.
142: Sargento - Leonard Gentine - From a tiny mom-and-pop shop to a billion dollar cheese empire
21:54Leonard Gentine never had any plans for starting a business. But by sheer accident, he got to know about a new profession and started a business which was a failure. Later by another accident, he got the idea to start a cheese making business. He faced several problems but finally they succeeded and it became a billion dollar company. Let us check out his story.