107 episodes

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.

How They Made their Millions Vijay Peduru

    • Business
    • 4.2 • 95 Ratings

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.

    107: Charles Kettering - From a poor farm boy to a multi-millionaire

    107: Charles Kettering - From a poor farm boy to a multi-millionaire

    Charles_Kettering grew up poor and had health problems. Yet, he persevered and invented many things including the self-starter in cars and became a multi-millionaire. Let us see how he did it.

    • 19 min
    106: Warby Parker - Starting in an apartment to building a billion dollar company

    106: Warby Parker - Starting in an apartment to building a billion dollar company

    Neil Blumenthal along with his 3 friends started a business, while he was in college. Everyone he talked to said, they would fail, Yet, they started Warby Parker and turned it into a multi-billion dollar company. Let us see how they did it.

    • 16 min
    105: George Soros - From a penniless clerk to a billionaire

    105: George Soros - From a penniless clerk to a billionaire

    George Soros escaped death when he was young. He started as a Clerk, but later started a hedge fund and rose up to become a billionaire.Let us check out his story.

    • 24 min
    104: EventBrite : Julia Hartz - From a 9-5 job to a multi-millionaire founder

    104: EventBrite : Julia Hartz - From a 9-5 job to a multi-millionaire founder

    Julia Hartz never had an intention to start a business nor had any knowledge of the tech world. But she was pulled into it by accident, and she and her husband Kevin started EventBrite and took it to a billion-dollar company.

    • 21 min
    103: Radio One - Cathy Hughes - A poor girl with no resources to a Multi-millionaire media icon

    103: Radio One - Cathy Hughes - A poor girl with no resources to a Multi-millionaire media icon

    Cathy grew up poor and when Cathy Hughes was in her teens, she was thrown out of her house. With no resources or connections, she rose to start Urban one, a network of Radio stations and became a multi-millionaire. Let us check out her story.

    • 21 min
    102: Ring: Jamie Siminoff - From a back-to-back failure to a multi-millionaire

    102: Ring: Jamie Siminoff - From a back-to-back failure to a multi-millionaire

    Jamie Siminoff tried many ideas and failed. One time by accident, he stumbled on the idea for a WIFI Video doorbell. It was tough to survive, but he doggedly persisted and finally sold his company for a whopping $1.2billion. Let us see how he did it…

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
95 Ratings

95 Ratings

Laurina Joel ,

Your own voice

I was very happy when you came back with your own voice. Thanks for sharing these motivational and inspirational stories.

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Well researched and loaded with great info!

I love learning how others have created success in their lives. This is an excellent podcast. Quickly becoming a favorite!

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Awesome Podcast!!!

Vijay, host of the How They Made their Millions podcast, highlights all aspects of business, investing and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

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