Top 5 billionaires who started their business in Campus: University, College

There is  every reason as to why  every student should start a business in campus. What do you stand to lose? Nothing, with all the free time and resources that you have.

billionaires who started their business in campus, university, college
Top billionaires who started their business in campus: university, college/Photo by Godin

 
Classes are time and energy-consuming and it is true that you need time to rest. But you can turn the amount of  free time you have into something useful.  Note that campus is the only place that you will get ready customer-students to test and promote your idea for free.

 

Make use of the fast free Internet/Wifi you have in your campus to develop your business ideas. Your parents are paying thousands for the resources in university.

Importance Of Failure

Is is okay if you start your business in campus and fail. The lessons of failure will be of great importance in your life in future.

In this post, I will be sharing about some of the  top  billionaires who begun their businesses in campus.
Top 7 billionaires who started their business in Campus: University and College

Larry Page-Google Co-founder
Larry Page was born in 1973. He joined Stanford University for his studies where he and Sergey Brin started BackRub a search engine for their school. They later founded Google which has revolutionized the world like no other innovation has ever done before.  March 2017 statistics by celebrity net worth show  that Lary Page is worth $38billion ( ksh.3.8 trillion).

Bill Gates-Microsoft Founder

Microsoft Founder Bill Gates at his early stages in Harvard university
Microsoft Founder Bill Gates at his early stages in Harvard university/Photo Source

Bill Gates was born on October 28th, 1955. He remains as one of the top contributors to the growth of the digital business. He attended his early school at Lakeside School. Thereafter, he joined Harvard University.  He started working on his PC Software in  university. It is what grew into the common Microsoft company that makes him richest person in the world. March 2017 statistics by celebrity net worth show that Bill Gates is worth $9billion( ksh. 9trillion).

Mark Zuckerberg -Facebook Founder

Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg at his early years Harvard college
Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg at his early years in Harvard University/Photo Source

Mark Zuckerberg was born on May 14th, 1984.  He studied at  Harvard University. While in  campus he founded Facemash a controversial website that was later shut down by the university. He, together with his friends started Facebook which has grown to what you know. March 2017  statistics by celebrity net worth show  that Mark Zuckerberg  is worth $50billion( ksh. 5 trillion)

Evan Spiegel- Snapchat Co-founder

Snapchat Founders Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy early stages in Campus
Snapchat Founders Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy early stages in Campus:University/Photo

 

Evan Spiegel was born in 1990. He joined Stanford University  and met Bobby Murphy. The two then started Snapchat. March 2017 statistics by celebrity net worth show that Evan Spiegel  is worth $5.3billion( ksh. 530 billion).

 

Michael Saul Dell-Dell Founder

Michael Saul Dell  college life
Dell Inc founder, Michael Saul Dell/Photo Source

 
Michael Saul Dell was born in  1965. He is the founder of  the reputed computer manufacturing company-Dell Inc. His business ideas emerged while he was at  Herod Elementary School. He later dropped out of college to focus in managing his growing company. March 2017 statistics by celebrity net worth show  that Michael  Dell   is worth $17.5billion( ksh. 1.75 trillion)

Start your business  if you are in campus now. Let them party as you work on your idea. Life will be on you side in future.

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