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This show hosted by Vijay Peduru 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. Keep Rocking.. my friends.

This show hosted by Vijay Peduru 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. Keep Rocking.. my friends.
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This show hosted by Vijay Peduru 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. Keep Rocking.. my friends.

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English


Episodes

082: The Body Shop - Starting with no money to building an international cosmetics empire

10/8/2019
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Anita Roddick had to earn money to support her two kids. She started a store and sold chemical free, cruelty-free cosmetics. It grew from one tiny shop into a billion dollar enterprise. Let us see how she did it.

Duration:01:42:17

081:CollegeHumor - College students to Millionaires

9/24/2019
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Josh and Ricky wanted to make money when they were in college. They got an idea for a humor site about college. It grew and grew and they finally sold it for more than $15 million. Let us check out how they did it.

Duration:01:27:11

080:Samuel Adams - From Kitchen table entrepreneur to a billionaire entrepreneur

9/10/2019
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Jim started to brew beer in his kitchen. He faced many rejections while trying to sell. Yet he persevered and grew Boston Beer company into a billion dollar company. Let us see how he did it.

Duration:01:27:31

079: Product Hunt - A one-person startup to selling it for Millions

8/27/2019
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Ryan started a side project with no idea to make money or to make it big. He first started as an email list and it grew phenomenally. It was sold for more than $15 million. Let us see how he did it.

Duration:00:23:15

078: ESPN - From a radio jockey to a Multi-millionaire Media icon

8/15/2019
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Bill was fired from his job and he accidentally stumbled upon the idea for 24 hours sports network. Everyone thought he was crazy and said it will not work. Today it has millions of viewers and valued at more than $15 billion. Let us check it out.

Duration:01:42:50

077: Shazam - How four friends took a trivial idea and became multi-millionaires

8/1/2019
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When you listen to a song on the radio or a cafe, you sometimes may want to know who sang it. Chris and his friends solved this problem through Shazam. It was hard but they did it and sold it for multiple millions.Let us see how they did it.

Duration:01:28:11

076: Spanx - A Disneyworld worker putting belts on passengers to a billionaire

7/18/2019
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Sara worked at Disneyworld checking belts on passengers on theme rides. Yet step by step she grew and started Spanx and became a fashion icon and billionaire. Holy Heavens, Let us see how she did it.a

Duration:01:44:50

075: Netscape - How a fresh college grad brought us the internet and became a billionaire

7/4/2019
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In the early days, the World Wide Web, wasn’t easily accessible. Marc Andreessen along with Jim Clark brought us easy access to the internet with their browser Netscape and it doing so, became multi-millionaires. Let us check out how they did it.

Duration:01:49:47

074: Nordstrom - Starting with $5 and becoming a billionaire fashion icon

6/20/2019
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John Nordstrom was poor and immigrated to the united states. He had to endure tough working conditions in his youth. He saved up money and opened a small store. Today it has grown to a billion-dollar fashion empire. Let us see how he did it.

Duration:01:31:24

073: Angie's List- The daughter of a UPS driver to a multi-millionaire entrepreneur

6/6/2019
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Angie Hicks a fresh college grad accidentally started a business. She had very bad days and almost gave up. Later it was sold for multiple millions. Let us see how she did it.

Duration:01:40:18

072: Forever21- A gas station attendant to a Billionaire.

5/16/2019
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Do Won Chang started as a gas station attendant. He then started a small shop and grew it to a multi-billion dollar fashion empire. Let us see how he did it.

Duration:01:34:34

071: TiVo - From a tiny scrappy startup to a billion dollar startup

3/28/2019
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Mike Ramsay and Jim Barton had a Home automation idea, which didn't work out. They switched to another idea and TiVo was born. Giant media companies tried to stop them, yet they came out successful and sold it for $1+ billion. Let's see how they did it.

Duration:02:14:02

070: In-N-Out Burger -From a poor food delivery boy to a multi-billion-dollar restaurant icon

3/7/2019
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Harry and Esther, who grew up poor started a small burger stand. It grew to 300 stores and developed a cult following. Now it is valued at more that a billion dollars. Holy Yummy, How did they do it. Let's check it out.

Duration:00:28:48

069: OpenTable - A business which almost failed to an astonishing billion dollar business

12/20/2018
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While Chuck saw his wife struggling for hours to get a reservation at a restaurant, He hit upon a business idea. OpenTable was born. He struggled but finally he sold it for $2+ billion. Bingo Bango , how did he do it, Let us check it out.

Duration:01:27:39

068: Gordon Ramsay - A poor boy with abusive childhood to a world-famous multi-million dollar restaurant icon

10/25/2018
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Gordon Ramsay was born poor and grew up in abusive situations. But this didn't deter him. He rose to become a world-famous chef and media personality. Holy mango Pudding!, Let us see who he did it.

Duration:01:59:32

067: Box.com -Rising from multiple failures to becoming a multi-millionaire at a very young age

9/20/2018
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Aaron Levie dropped out of college and started box. He was getting crushed by big players like Google and Microsoft. Yet, he overcame all this, took Box public and became a multi-millionaire at a very young age. Holly Fruit Cake,Let us see how he did it.

Duration:02:14:22

066: Wrigley's Gum - A school dropout to one of the world's richest man

8/16/2018
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William Wrigley, Jr.was a school dropout but after many failures, he started Wrigley’s Chewing Gum and grew it to one of the world's largest chewing gum producer and became one of the world's richest man. Holy Lemon Pie. Let's check out how he did it.

Duration:01:56:11

065: Craigslist - From a poverty stricken poor boy to a multi-millionaire internet icon

7/26/2018
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Craig Newmark started Craigslist as a part-time hustle while working full-time. It grew and soon became one of the iconic brands in the world and made this poor kid a multi-millionaire. Holy Banana Pudding, Let's check out how he did it.

Duration:02:05:28

064: Noah's Bagels: From Selling on the streets to a Multi-million dollar Bagel chain founder.

6/21/2018
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Noah Alper started selling stuff on the streets and later on started Noah's Bagels with a single store in California and built it into a chain of multiple stores, ultimately selling it for $90+ million. Holy Yummy Pie , Let us check out how he did it.

Duration:01:25:43

063: Huffington Post - The rise of a poor girl who could barely speak English to a Media Mogul

6/7/2018
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Arianna Huffington grew up in a poor family where money was scarce. She faced many failures, rejections, and heartbreaks. Yet, how did she start and sold Huffington Post for 300+ million? Let us check it out.

Duration:02:22:07