Digitalization has changed our life all together. It has certainly made an impact in our society, a mode of trade between countries and even the decision of policymakers.
Digitalization has also created numerous opportunities for inspiring entrepreneurs and has given birth to million-dollar startup ideas.
The advancement in technology has helped entrepreneurs to know their customer behavior, find new business models and reach their target audience.
Customers have also become more aware now as they can read online reviews and know the past experiences of other customers regarding the product/customers. Digitalization has made a huge impact across various countries and same is the case with the USA. According to a report in Techcrunch, US companies raised $30B in Q1 2019.
In this post we will talk about the most successful digital entrepreneurs of USA:-
- Mark Zuckerberg
Mark Zukerberg is a very popular internet entrepreneur not only in the USA but across the world. He is CEO of social networking website Facebook. Mark Zuckerberg is a computer programmer and launched Facebook long with his fellow university students Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz, and Chris Hughes. In 2018, Facebook revenue was 55.8$ billion.
- Jeff Bezos
Born on January 12, 1964, in Albuquerque, Jeff Bezos is a technology entrepreneur from the USA and richest person of the world. Jeff Bezos founded Amazon (online eCommerce marketplace)in the year 1994. Amazon has become has giant in the eCommerce industry in a very short period. Amazon revenue in 2018 was 23,288.7 crores USD.
- Larry Page
Larry Page is a founder of popular search engine Google. He manages the Google operations along with Eric Schmidt and Sergey Brin. Larry page did honors graduate from the University of Michigan. He showed his interest in computer from his childhood. In 2019, Forbes placed him 10 in the list of billionaires. Currently, Larry Page net worth is 5,650 crores USD.
- Bill Gates
Bill Gates is a well-known philanthropist, inventor and computer programmer. In the year, 1975 Bill Gates launched a computer software company known as Microsoft along with Paul Allen. From March 2014 to July 2017, Bill Gates tops the list of world richest person in the world with a net worth of US$89.9 billion.
- Tim Cook
Tim Cook is a well known American businessman and CEO of Apple Inc. He joined Apple as in March 1998 as a senior vice president and become CEO of a company in the year 2011. In March 2015, In a statement, he said he will donate all his entire stock fortune to charity. In the year 2018, his net worth was $625 million or even more.
- Brain Acton
Born on February 17, 1972, Brain Acton is an American computer programmer and Internet entrepreneur. Brain Acton co-founded popular mobile messaging application known as WhatsApp along with Jan Koum. In the year, Brain Acton and Jan Koum agreed to sell WhatsApp to Facebook for approximately USD 19 billion. Brain Acton founded Signal Foundation in 2018 and his net worth in 2019 is expected to be US$ 3.6 Billion.