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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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Aug 10, 2017

Brian and Matt had a simple idea of enabling anyone to search for family history across centuries. Initially they did not have this idea, but  found it from their users. They sold this company for $90+ million.


Holy Waffle, Let us check out how they did it.

Aug 3, 2017

Everyone hates working out in the gym, Yet these two moms invented a fitness that made exercise effective and joyful. They had very humble beginning and started in a sublet scrappy studio and built a Multi-million dollar indoor cycling fitness empire.

Jul 27, 2017

Jan Koum migrated to America in his teens. His family was poor,Yet this kid rose to build an app called Whatsapp. It grew like crazy and was purchased for a whopping $15+ billion. Holy smokes. How is this possible.

Let us check out this unbelievable story.

Jul 20, 2017

David set aside his dreams of becoming a professional musician to help his parents with their struggling cheesecake business. He helped them open a small restaurant and today it has become a billion dollar global phenomenon.

Let us check it out.

Jul 13, 2017

Robin's story is an inspiring one . She grew up on a farm, had a bunch of personal and business setbacks. Yet she bounced back and finally sold her startup for 30+ million. Let us find out how she did it.

Jul 6, 2017

Jessica was a popular Hollywood actress. She had a personal problem and could not find products to solve her problem. So, she started her own business and made it into a multi-million dollar company. Holy Danish pastry. Let us check out how she did it.

Jun 29, 2017

Caterina and Stewart started building an online multi-player game and money was running out. They accidentally hit upon an photo sharing idea-- Flickr-- and built it and sold for $30+ million. Holy Crispy Croissants. Let us check out, how they did it.

Jun 22, 2017

Before he turned 20, Fred used a borrowed $1,000 investment to open a sandwich shop in Connecticut. Today, Subway has more than 40,000 locations worldwide and Fred became a billionaire. Holy Macaroni, How did he do it, Let us find out.

Jun 15, 2017

James and Rick were studying at Harvard and they accidentally hit upon an "Personality Testing" idea. They were close to shutting it down, but they persisted.  They sold the company  for $90+ million.  Let us check out how they did it

Jun 8, 2017

Ingvar was a poor boy and his poverty propelled him to work hard and become entrepreneurial from a very young age. He later broke the rules of retail and created the world-famous IKEA and became a billionaire. Let us check out this awesome story.

Jun 1, 2017

Vikas and Jeff wanted to build an app for receipt scanning, but it failed. They had another idea and that too failed. Finally they built Redlaser which was a hit and sold to eBay for multiple millions. Let us check out how they did it.

May 25, 2017

Mary kay Ash had a very tough childhood growing up as a poor girl. She faced many personal and professional setbacks and was depressed. She finally started a cosmetics company with $5000 and became a billionaire. Let us check out, how she built it.

May 18, 2017

Brian Lam was laid-off from his tech job  and he trained himself  as a professional fighter, but he switched careers and finally started the Wirecutter website. He sold it to The New York Times for $30+ million.
Let us see how he did it.

May 11, 2017

Tom Scott and Tom First started by delivering food and other stuff to boats in a harbor.  They  ultimately started a Juice company by accident which was sold for  $100+ million dollars.

Holy Choco, Let us check out how they did it.

May 4, 2017

Reid Hoffman was bad at academics , then he started and failed at his first startup. Yet he persevered and later started Linkedin.

He  sold it to Microsoft for $20+  billion.

Holy Tasty Strawberry pie. How did he do it. Let us check it out.

Apr 27, 2017

Two firefighter brothers Chris and Robin were  always looking for ways to increase their income.  They failed many times and finally built a  multi-million dollar restaurant empire.

Holy Pecan Pie, Let us check out how they did it.

Apr 20, 2017

Mike and Matt started GrubHub as a side project while working on their day jobs as computer programmers. They bootstrapped it with their own money and took GrubHub to a 3+ billion IPO.

Holy Chocolatey Doughnut. How did they do it. Let us check it out…

Apr 13, 2017

Jerry was a sales manager but he did not like it. He wanted to start a software  business but he ended up starting a chocolate business.  He did not know anything but he made it into a $10million business. Let us check out how he did it.

Apr 6, 2017

There were huge dating websites with plenty of cash and thousands of employees. Can one person and a new entrant take on these giants and still succeed and make millions with zero employees.  Markus did it with PlentyofFish.com. Holy Apple Pie!, Let us find out how he did it.

Mar 30, 2017

If you look at it , Fitbit for dogs seems like a gimmick business. Who would think that this will become successful. Yet Ben Jacobs proved that this is a worthwhile business and started it and finally sold it for $100+ million.

Let us see how he did it.

Mar 23, 2017

Jeff ran out of money and was not able to pay his employees. On top of this, his company got sued, yet he kept pushing forward and succeed and sold StubHub to ebay for $300+ million.
Let us check out how he did it.

Mar 16, 2017

Francesco Clark was living a happy life  but suddenly his life was hurled and turned upside down by an accident leaving him paralyzed and not able to move 95% of his body, Yet he built a multi-million dollar business.

Let us check out how he did it.

Mar 9, 2017

Microsoft and Quicken were leaders and giants with lots of cash and marketing power in the personal finance software business. Yet, Aaron took on the giants and built a "sure-to-fail" business and sold to Intuit for $160+ million.Let us see how he did it.

Mar 2, 2017

Kevin worked on his startup idea close to 2 years but it didn't take off.  He took a risk, scraped his old idea and went with a new idea, which he found almost by accident.
It was a hit and Facebook bought it for $1 billion. Let us check out how he did it

Feb 23, 2017

Milton Hershey started many business and failed in all of them. Any one else would have been crushed by these failures but not Milton. His passion  kept him going and he became one of the richest person in America.

Let us find out how he did it.

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