There have been millions, or even billions of entrepreneurs in the history of the world. These are the men and women who take capital and turn it into even more capital, with some failing, others succeeding, and more excelling at what they do. Here are ten entrepreneurs that are worth looking up to.
In quite a real sense, Franklin was America’s first entrepreneur. Unlike the other Founding Fathers, whose attainments and virtues are seen as anachronisms today, Franklin was a true role model of what many of us would become. This statesman was a printer, popular author, inventor and a solid businessman who knew how best to commercialize and market his ideas. [Continue reading]