113 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 • 97 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.

    113: Crate & Barrel: Gordon Segal - From not knowing anything about retail business to becoming multi-millionaires

    113: Crate & Barrel: Gordon Segal - From not knowing anything about retail business to becoming multi-millionaires

    Gordon and his wife wanted designer European cookware and glassware, but they were very expensive in America. To solve this problem for them and for others, hey opened Crate & Barrel, even though they didn’t know anything about business. They struggled, but ultimately succeeded and became multi-millionaires. Let us check out their story.

    • 22 min
    112: Electronic Arts: Trip Hawkins - From a failure in first business to a multi-millionaire

    112: Electronic Arts: Trip Hawkins - From a failure in first business to a multi-millionaire

    Trip Hawkins grew up at a time when there were no computers. He loved complex sports simulation board games, but others found it complex. He dreamt of a day to make playing games easier and fun. Finally he did it with EA. He went thru many harrowing experiences but came out successfully and in the process became a multi-millionaire.

    • 27 min
    111: Justin’s Nut Butter: Justin Gold - From a waiter to a multi-millionaire

    111: Justin’s Nut Butter: Justin Gold - From a waiter to a multi-millionaire

    Justin Gold started working as a waiter to pay off his student loans, but then he stumbled on his passion for peanut and almond butter. Even though he did not know anything about starting a business, he figured it out and started it. Even though he came close to shutting down and there was no hope left to survive, he kept pursuing and finally emerged victoriously and became a multi-millionaire. Let us see how he did it.

    • 25 min
    110: Dropbox: Drew Houston - From A babysitter to a Billionaire

    110: Dropbox: Drew Houston - From A babysitter to a Billionaire

    Drew Houston's first job was babysitting and he was making $3.00 per hour, but then he figured out that he could get paid more doing what he loved.. Game programming. He later started DropBox. He had many setbacks, and he had to face the demons in his head. He overcame all this and finally took Dropbox Public. Both he and his co-founder became billionaires. Let us see how he did it.

    • 28 min
    109: Popeyes: Al Copeland - From utter poverty to a Multi-millionaire

    109: Popeyes: Al Copeland - From utter poverty to a Multi-millionaire

    Al Copeland was born in utter poverty and never graduated high school. Yet he struggled and started popeyes. He explored his various passions and lived life to his fullest. Popeyes was a big success, and he became a multi-millionaire. Let's check out his story.

    • 20 min
    108: Shopify :Tobias Lutke - A school dropout to a billionaire

    108: Shopify :Tobias Lutke - A school dropout to a billionaire

    Tobias Lutke never had any dreams to start a business and he knew he was not capable. But by sheer accident, he started Shopify and later became a billionaire. Let us check out his story.

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
97 Ratings

97 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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