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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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Feb 16, 2017

Pretty inspiring story. Anne Beiler had to face an agonizing, intolerable personal loss. Yet this 8th grade dropout,courageously came out and built one of the most enduring Pretzel stores dotting across the world.Let us find out how she did it.

Feb 9, 2017

Three friends started Wufoo with less than 20k, while  still working on their day jobs.
They faced lot of hurdles with lots of uncertainties. Finally they sold the company for $30+ million. Let us find out how they did it.

Feb 2, 2017

Jon needed  photographs for his websites and when he couldn't find cheaper photographs, he sensed that others will have the same problem and started ShutterStock.

He started with less than $1000 and  took it to  $2+ billion IPO.Let's see how he did it.

Jan 26, 2017

Markus started the game Minecraft as a side project, while working on his day  job.  
He had personal tragedies during this time.Yet he kept pushing.

Later he sold for 2+ billion. Let us see how he did it.

Jan 19, 2017

Can you be cheap and scrappy and yet build a business that is both fun and makes millions. James and Jim built HotorNot by bootstrapping all the way and came out with creative ideas to save themselves from shutting down.

Let us check out how they did it.

Jan 12, 2017

Tim started his career as a Nanny and was playing  in bands as a side hustle. He saw the agonizing problems his fellow musicians were facing and he started Pandora.
He faced several problems and he  came very close to shutting it down, but didn't.

Let us see how he did it.

Jan 5, 2017

Two friends turned their passion of ice creams into a multi-million dollar empire. They just started with $5 investment and did not know anything about how to start a business.

Yet they became wildly successful. Let us see how they did it.

Jan 2, 2017

Daymond John was an ordinary guy working as a waiter in a restaurant and in his spare time started FUBU(For us by Us) a sports apparel company with just $40 and turned it into $350+ million in revenue.

Let us check out how he did it.

Dec 29, 2016

Household cleaning products were dominated by giant companies with their toxic and harmful products. Two friends created "non-toxic" and "cool-looking" cleaning products and they beat the giants and are making $100+ million.

Let us check out how...

Dec 26, 2016

Is it possible to invest $200 and make millions from a simple message of “Do what you like, like what you do” and also bring happiness to millions of people.

Let us check out how two brothers Bert and John Jacobs did it.

Dec 22, 2016

Derek did not know anything about programming, he did not know how to start and run a business.

He did not have enough money. He just started with $500 and eventually sold his business CDBaby for $19+ millions.

Let us check out, how he did it.

Dec 19, 2016

How did a bartender became a millionaire, Jim McCann transformed 1-800-FLOWERS from a small struggling floral shop into a multi-million dollar flower and gift business. Did he plan it and did he have the desire to become a millionaire?. Let us check out.

Dec 15, 2016

Nobu a poor boy , dreamt of opening his own sushi restaurant. He started a few restaurants, but all of them failed  He  attempted suicide but it was averted . He pulled himself up and opened  a fourth one and it became wildly successful and generated millions. Let us see how he did it.

Dec 8, 2016

Can a simple kid's game with penguins become a blockbuster hit , and then attract Disney to buy them for $325+ million.

Here is how three guys, Lane Merrifield , Dave Krysko and Lance Priebe did it with Club Penguin.

Dec 5, 2016

Is it possible to do what we love..have fun and.. also make money.
Leo Laporte of the famous “TWIT TV” podcast  did it by bootstrapping his podcast empire almost by accident. Let us check out how he is doing it.

Nov 3, 2016

When Rachel, a healthy vegetarian food lover, injured herself during pregnancy, her husband got her a frozen vegetarian dinner, which tasted Yucky.

They started their own vegetarian frozen dishes business and grew big into a 200+ million business. How?

Oct 29, 2016

Betsy Saul did not set out to make money. She couldn't see bad things happen to Pets.

She started as a service to help pets and it grew into a business and produced millions as a side benefit.

Here is who she did it.

Oct 27, 2016

We all heard about internet unicorns --the billion dollar-- valuation companies.

but can that be done with a non-internet business that too with a simple Yogurt business. Hamdi Ulukaya an immigrant proved it can be done and became a billionaire.

Here is how he did it...

Oct 23, 2016

Can you start a business without knowing anything about the business and still make millions.

Most people will say No, but Bob MacLeod  and Steve Byckiewicz  proved that it can be done.  They just started and learnt along the way.

Let us find out who they did it.. Pretty interesting

Sep 15, 2016

Can a movie watching hobby be turned into a serious business that too a multimillion dollar business.

Col Needham did this with one of the world’s top entertainment website IMDB.com and sold to Amazon.

Let us check out how he did it.

Sep 9, 2016

Can an insane idea of selling mismatched socks succeed?. Who would want to wear them.. right?

Wrong..,Jonah Staw proved it will succeed by building LittleMissMatched and generating multiple millions.

Let us see how he did it.

Sep 7, 2016

While there are already big players in the shoe business, Can someone come with a new idea for shoes and succeed and also  make tons of money. Mario Polegato did it with Geox and made it a billion dollar company. with a  weird idea —having holes in shoes—

Let us check out how he did it..

Sep 5, 2016

Can you build a high trafficked blog with your passion and also make money.

Graham Hill did it with TreeHugger.com and sold for $10 million. Here is how he did it.

Sep 3, 2016

Can a person born to Chinese immigrants who was broke and no job, build a 100million-plus business with his passion for music. Check out how Monster Audio's Noel Lee did it.

Sep 1, 2016

Robert Stephens started Geek Squad with just himself and $200 investment.
He did some fascinating marketing without any money.
and he grew  to thousands of employees and sold Geek Squad to Best buy for Millions.
How did he do it. Let us check out.

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