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Top 5 of the best entrepreneurial success stories


 Top 5 of the best entrepreneurial success stories

  In the corporate world, there is no shortage of failures and successes. Some successes have been able to exceed all expectations of their creators. What are the biggest success stories in the world of the company?


 In 2003, Mark Zuckerberg, then a Harvard student, was approached by the Winklevoss brothers to develop an online friendship network unique to university. He kept the idea and created The Facebook which was then akin to a dating site. Easy to use, the concept is an immediate success which is spreading to other American universities. The following year, the site become Facebook, takes the form of a real social network and begins to expand planetary. In 2007, Zuckerberg became the youngest billionaire in the world.

Top 5 of the best entrepreneurial success stories


 In 2005, three former employees of the online payment firm Paypal, Chad Hurley, Steve Chen and Jawed Karim are looking to email a clip. Failure to do so, they imagine a service to host and easily share videos online. YouTube opens in February from the same year. Simple and free, it is an immediate success. The year next, 35 million videos are watched every day in the world on the platform and Google buys the company for 1.65 billion dollars.

Top 5 of the best entrepreneurial success stories


 Jonathan Benassaya, ESSEC Business School graduate and founder of a online advertising agency, in 2006 joined forces with Daniel Marelhy, a gifted coding who left school at 16. Their idea is innovative: to offer music online for free. They founded Blogmusik which meets a huge success among 15-25 year olds. The majors are protesting this infringement of rights author and the site should close quickly. It reopens under the name Deezer, after negotiations with SACEM (Society of Authors, Composers, Editors music) and financial support from Xavier Niel. The site now displays a turnover of 60 million euros.

Top 5 of the best entrepreneurial success stories


 Born in the Syrian desert, Mohed Altrad must wait until he is ten years old to going to school for the first time. He obtains a scholarship to study in France where he will obtain a doctorate in computer science. In 1985, he changed sector by buying a scaffolding SME which has just gone bankrupt in Montpellier. He then diversified into the sale of concrete mixers and prospered quickly. In twenty years, he made 60 acquisitions and made the Altrad group the global concrete giant, with a turnover of two billion euros. In 2015, he received the Global Entrepreneur of the Year award.

Top 5 of the best entrepreneurial success stories


 In 1994, the Canadian government funded a punk fanzine, Voice of Montreal, in as part of a reintegration program for young drug addicts. The three friends at the origin of the project, Suroosh Alvi, Gavin McInnes and Shane Smith distribute it for free in the streets of Montreal. The magazine finds its audience and its founders decide to free themselves from the tutelage of the State by creating a new version, which becomes Vice. The monthly is a tremendous success international: Vice Media is today the leader of the underground press and has grown through a music label and production company.

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