124 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 • 99 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.

    124: GitHub: Tom Preston-Werner - From dead-broke to a multi-millionaire.

    124: GitHub: Tom Preston-Werner - From dead-broke to a multi-millionaire.

    GitHub is a well-known website that brings together developers from all over the globe to work together on code. But how did Tom Preston-Werner and Chris Wanstrath took GitHub from a “weekend project-started in-bar” to one of the world’s most powerful software development services that Microsoft purchased for $7.5 billion? Let us check it out.

    • 18 min
    123: Eddie Bauer: From a high-school dropout to a multi-millionaire outdoor goods icon.

    123: Eddie Bauer: From a high-school dropout to a multi-millionaire outdoor goods icon.

    Eddie Bauer grew up loving the outdoors. To support his family, he dropped out of school and working odd jobs, he later opened his own tiny outdoor shop. He dedicated his life to making gear that made life easier for outdoorsmen. He faced many problems, but slowly it grew and today it has more than 500 locations and is sold throughout the world. Let us check out his story.

    • 20 min
    122: King.com(Candy Crush game): Riccardo Zacconi - Almost Bankrupt to a multi-million dollar gaming icon.

    122: King.com(Candy Crush game): Riccardo Zacconi - Almost Bankrupt to a multi-million dollar gaming icon.

    Riccardo Zacconi started king. com to build games . His business nearly went bankrupt. The Dot-com bubble had burst and Zacconi had put all of his money into his company and he would lose it all. How did he come out of this, how did he create the Candy Crush game, which became a huge hit, made him a multi-millionaire and made the game a global cultural phenomenon. Let’s check it out.

    • 18 min
    121: Nathan’s Famous Restaurants: Nathan Handwerker - From a restaurant dish-washer to a Multi-millionaire.

    121: Nathan’s Famous Restaurants: Nathan Handwerker - From a restaurant dish-washer to a Multi-millionaire.

    Nathan Handwerker, whose first job at age 6 was peddling knishes in what is now Poland, immigrated to New York when he was barely 20. He had no formal education, spoke no English and began his restaurant career as a dishwasher. Nathan built his empire with his determination and persistence and became a multi-millionaire. Here is his inspiring story.

    • 18 min
    120: Kayak: Steve Hafner & Paul English - Two men who changed the way people travel forever and became multi-millionaires.

    120: Kayak: Steve Hafner & Paul English - Two men who changed the way people travel forever and became multi-millionaires.

    Paul English wrestled with bipolar disorder, having bouts of depression frequently, yet he teamed up with Steve Hafner and started Kayak. They faced competitors, but they persisted and executed well and finally sold it to Priceline for $1.8 billion dollars and both founders became multi-millionaires. This is the story of how they changed the way people travel forever.

    • 20 min
    119: Holiday Inn: Kemmons Wilson - From Dirt-poor to a Multi-Millionaire Hospitality icon.

    119: Holiday Inn: Kemmons Wilson - From Dirt-poor to a Multi-Millionaire Hospitality icon.

    Many have heard about the man who revolutionized the lodging industry in the 20th century: Kemmons Wilson — the founder of everyone’s favorite hotel chain, Holiday Inn. But behind this incredible man, there’s an even more incredible story. This is the story of a poor boy who vowed never to be hungry again. Let us check it out.

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
99 Ratings

99 Ratings

malfoxley ,

Great show!

Vijay, host of the podcast, highlights all aspects of being a founder 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!

porchbreeze ,

Do your best

Your voice is not bad it’s beautiful

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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