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How They Made Their Millions

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.
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May 17, 2022
Nathan Handwerker, whose first job at age 6 was peddling knishes in what is now Poland, immigrated to New York when he was barely 20. He had no formal education, spoke no English and began his restaurant career as a dishwasher. Nathan built his empire with his determination and persistence and became a multi-millionaire. Here is his inspiring story.
May 3, 2022
Paul English wrestled with bipolar disorder, having bouts of depression frequently, yet he teamed up with Steve Hafner and started Kayak. They faced competitors, but they persisted and executed well and finally sold it to Priceline for $1.8 billion dollars and both founders became multi-millionaires. This is the story of how they changed the way people travel forever.
Apr 19, 2022
Many have heard about the man who revolutionized the lodging industry in the 20th century: Kemmons Wilson — the founder of everyone’s favorite hotel chain, Holiday Inn. But behind this incredible man, there’s an even more incredible story. This is the story of a poor boy who vowed never to be hungry again. Let us check it out.
Apr 5, 2022
Katrina Lake never had any dreams of starting a business. She thought she was never capable, but due to a discovery she made about other entrepreneurs, she decided to start Stitchfix. As a woman founder, she faced many hurdles, yet she overcame all this and made StitchFix successful and became a multimillionaire. Let us check out her story.
Mar 22, 2022

John Paul DeJoria grew up poor with his single mother. He faced many problems in life and was homeless twice and lived in his car. Yet he had the drive to keep moving. Finally, he started Paul Mitchell systems and later became a billionaire. Let us check out how he did it.

Mar 8, 2022

Tim Chen had a nice job in the financial services industry. But something bad happened, and he accidentally started NerdWallet. Money was not coming in and he thought of shutting it down. But he somehow persisted and finally took it public and became a multi-millionaire. Let us see how he did it.

Dec 28, 2021

Lucas oils is a manufacturer and distributor of automotive oil, additives, and lubricants.

Its founder is Forrest Lucas and his is a proverbial ‘rags-to-riches’ story, emerging from rural Indiana to build an empire. He started as a truck driver and become an oil and media magnate and, in the process, becoming a multi-millionaire. Let us check out his story.

Dec 14, 2021

Now we take for granted that we can print anything from our computer.

But long back, this was very difficult and many companies, including Apple, were not able to figure out how to print properly from a computer to a printer. But John and Charles from Adobe figured it out and built Adobe. They struggled, faced threats and competitors, but they succeeded and became multi-millionaires. Let us check out their story.

Nov 30, 2021

Gordon and his wife wanted designer European cookware and glassware, but they were very expensive in America. To solve this problem for them and for others, hey opened Crate & Barrel, even though they didn’t know anything about business. They struggled, but ultimately succeeded and became multi-millionaires. Let us check out their story.

Nov 16, 2021

Trip Hawkins grew up at a time when there were no computers. He loved complex sports simulation board games, but others found it complex. He dreamt of a day to make playing games easier and fun. Finally he did it with EA. He went thru many harrowing experiences but came out successfully and in the process became a multi-millionaire.

Nov 2, 2021

Justin Gold started working as a waiter to pay off his student loans, but then he stumbled on his passion for peanut and almond butter. Even though he did not know anything about starting a business, he figured it out and started it. Even though he came close to shutting down and there was no hope left to survive, he kept pursuing and finally emerged victoriously and  became a multi-millionaire. Let us see how he did it.

Oct 19, 2021

Drew Houston's first job was babysitting and he was making $3.00 per hour, but then he figured out that he could get paid more doing what he loved.. Game programming. He later started DropBox. He had many setbacks, and he had to face the demons in his head. He overcame all this and finally took Dropbox Public. Both he and his co-founder became billionaires. Let us see how he did it.

Oct 5, 2021

Al Copeland was born in utter poverty and never graduated high school. Yet he struggled and started popeyes. He explored his various passions and lived life to his fullest. Popeyes was a big success, and he became a multi-millionaire. Let's check out his story.

Sep 21, 2021

Tobias Lutke never had any dreams to start a business and he knew he was not capable. But by sheer accident, he started Shopify and later became a billionaire. Let us check out his story.

Dec 29, 2020

Charles_Kettering grew up poor and had health problems. Yet, he persevered and invented many things including the self-starter in cars and became a multi-millionaire. Let us see how he did it.

Dec 15, 2020

Neil Blumenthal along with his 3 friends started a business, while he was in college. Everyone he talked to said, they would fail, Yet, they started Warby Parker and turned it into a multi-billion dollar company. Let us see how they did it.

Dec 1, 2020

George Soros escaped death when he was young. He started as a Clerk, but later started a hedge fund and rose up to become a billionaire.Let us check out his story.

Nov 17, 2020

Julia Hartz never had an intention to start a business nor had any knowledge of the tech world. But she was pulled into it by accident, and she and her husband Kevin started EventBrite and took it to a billion-dollar company.

Nov 3, 2020

Cathy grew up poor and when Cathy Hughes was in her teens, she was thrown out of her house. With no resources or connections, she rose to start Urban one, a network of Radio stations and became a multi-millionaire. Let us check out her story.

Sep 22, 2020

Jamie Siminoff tried many ideas and failed. One time by accident, he stumbled on the idea for a WIFI Video doorbell. It was tough to survive, but he doggedly persisted and finally sold his company for a whopping $1.2billion. Let us see how he did it…

Sep 1, 2020

Emanuel Bronner was born in Germany and escaped to America during the Nazi regime.
Stricken with personal loss, he decided to bring peace into the world and started making soap and grew the company to more than $100 million.
Let us see how he did it.

Aug 4, 2020

Andrew Carnegie’s grew up poor. He started with a lowly job. He slowly rose and started a company and finally became the world’s richest man and also one of the world’s greatest philanthropist. Holy Lemon Pie, Let us check it out how he did it.

Jul 14, 2020

Gary VaynerChuk was the son of a immigrant Liquor store worker. So Gary had the fire to get rich. He later started Wine Library TV and other businesses and eventually became a multi- millionaire. Holy Vanilla Ice cream!, Let us see how he did it.

Jun 23, 2020

Bob Parsons grew up poor and since he wanted money he tried several means to earn money. He started GoDaddy and came close to shutting it down. But he persisted and succeeded and ultimately became a billionaire.

Jun 2, 2020

Richard Branson needs no introduction. His reputation precedes him!. Due to a birth defect, he was poor at understanding things and he was a terrible student too. But he overcame all this and became a fun-loving billionaire. Let us see how he did it.

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