6 Visionaries Who Ended Up Changing The World
BENGALURU: All successful people have their own story to tell on how they gained success in dealing with the biggest hurdles and achieved their goal. Almost everyone has risked something to achieve the position they have today, sometimes unknowingly whether it’s going to be worth it or not, according to scoopwhoop.com.
John D. Rockefeller:
John D. Rockefeller was an American business magnate and philanthropist who co-founded the Standard Oil Company that dominated the oil industry, and was the first great U.S. business trust. Rockefeller revolutionized the petroleum industry along with other key contemporary industrialist’s like- Andrew Carnegie , who defined the structure of modern philanthropy. In 1870, he founded Standard Oil Company and actively worked for it until he officially retired in 1897.
Even though facing several difficulties with other competitors, he bought thousand acres of forests to fight his competitors from running their own pipelines.
Jeff Bezos is an entrepreneur and investor and also a technology entrepreneur, who played an important role in the growth of e-commerce as the founder and CEO of Amazon.com, an online merchant of books and a wide variety of products. Amazon.com became the largest retailer on the World Wide Web (www) and a model for Internet sales. In 2013, Bezos purchased The Washington Post newspaper.
Untill March 2015, Bezos's personal wealth is supposedly estimated to be U.S.$ 50 billion, due in part to a recent spike in Amazon's stock price, ranking him 15th in the Forbes billionaires list. He started his career by building a garage in 1995 and by 1998 he was in charge of a $22.1 billion market presence.