Greatest Founders of all time..!

Founder or an Innovator are those hero’s,who undergo a process of creating something new that makes life better.Founding a company is like building a castle,it does not happens overnight.It takes time,energy,desire,dedication,patience and perseverance.

Here are the best 12 Greatest founders who contributed their lifetime for creating a better world for us..

1.Thomas Alva Edison (Feb 1847 – Oct 1931)

Founder of : Thomas A Edison Industries

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Thomas Edison – One of the Greatest Innovators and inventors of all time.He developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world.He is best known for inventing the long lasting practical electric light bulb including phonograph and motion picture camera

 

2.Henry Ford (July 1863 – April 1947)

Founder of : Ford Motor Company

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Henry Ford  –One of the Greatest Industrialist of all time who founded the FORD MOTOR COMPANY.Ford revolutionized assembly line modes of production for the automobile.As a industrialist he adopted several innovations in his company that transformed the entire automobile industry.

 

3.Walt Disney ( Dec 1901 – Dec 1966)

Founder of : The Walt Disney Company

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Walter Elias Disney, more commonly known as Walt Disney. With his limitless imagination, Walt created quality entertainment that will be known by generations to come….
Walt Disney was an American motion-picture and television producer and showman, famous as a pioneer of cartoon films and as the creator of Disneyland.

 

4.Bill Gates ( Oct 1955 – Present)

Founder of : Microsoft

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Bill gates-the most richest man in the world,is an American businessman,programmer,entrepreneur,philanthropist and investor.He co-founded the world’s largest PC software company Microsoft in 1975.

 

5.Larry Page ( Mar 1973 -Present )

Founder of : Google

Larry Page is the Co-founder of google,Which was founded back in a garage in 1998,Now it is the most successful search engine in the world.Page has become CEO of google’s parent company Alphabet Inc and Sundar Pichai assuming the position of CEO of Google Inc

 

6.Mark Zuckerberg ( May 1984 – Present)

Founder of : Facebook

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Zuckerberg well known as co-founder of Facebook which was launched from Harvard’s Dormitory room.Now Facebook has evolved into most popular and most valuable social media company in the world.

His Net Worth: USD 58.1 Billion Dollars

 

7.Steve Jobs (Feb 1955 – Oct 2011)

Founder of : Apple Inc

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Steven PaulSteveJobs -was an American entrepreneur, businessman, inventor, and industrial designer. He was the co-founder, chairman, and CEO of Apple Inc.; CEO and majority shareholder of Pixar; and founder, chairman, and CEO of NeXT. Jobs and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak are widely recognized as pioneers of the microcomputer revolution of the 1970s and 1980s.

8.Jeff Bezos ( Jan 1964 – Present)

Founder of : Amazon

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Jeff Bezos is the founder of Amazon.com which is the world’s largest internet sales company on the web,which had started as a simple online bookstore.The company began as an internet merchant of books and expanded to a wide variety of products and services, most recently video streaming and audio streaming

9.Larry Ellison (Aug 1944 – Present)

Founder of : Oracle

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Larry Ellison is an American Businessman,Entrepreneur and Philanthropist.He is the Co-founder of Oracle corporation and was CEO from its Founding until September 2014.Oracle was the second largest software maker by revenue after Microsoft

 

10.Elon musk (June 1971 – Present)

Founder of : SpaceX,Tesla Inc,Solarcity,Zip2,X.com

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Elom Musk is an South African born American Business magnate.His vision is to change the world and humanity.He hopes to send people to Mars in 10 years.He has also envisioned high speed transportation system known as Hyperloop.

 

 

11.Colonel Sanders (Sept 1890- Dec 1980)

Founder of : Kentucky Fried Chicken

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Colonel Harland David Sanders ,best known for founding  ‘Kentucky fried chicken‘(now known as KFC).As his early life comprises of misfortunes,adversities,failure and hard times..At age 88 Colonel Sanders,founder of KFC Empire was a billionaire.

12.Richard Branson ( July 1950- Present)

Founder of : Virgin Group(Which controls more than 400 companies)

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Richard is an English Business magnate,inventor and philanthropist.He expressed his desire to become an entrepreneur at a Young age and his first business venture was a magazine called Student,at the age of 16.Now he Owns a Group of 400 companies.

 

 

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