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    • Entrepreneur
    • What is a Entrepreneur?
      An entrepreneur is a person who has possession of a new enterprise venture or idea and is responsible for the risks and the finished product.
    • Entrepreneurs
      • Oprah Winfrey- Harpo inc.
      • Vera Wang- Vera Wang Fashions
      • Bill Gates – Microsoft
      • Gordon Moore- Intel
    • Oprah Winfrey
      • Born into poverty she endured a tough childhood claiming to be raped at the age of 9 and fell pregnant at the age of 14, after which she was sent to live in Tennessee with her father.
      • Oprah Winfrey got a job in radio while still in high school and began co-anchoring the evening news at the age of 19.
      • Her emotional ad-lib delivery eventually got her transferred to the daytime talk show arena.
      • After boosting a third-rated local Chicago talk show to first place she launched her own production company and became
      internationally syndicated.
    • Vera Wang
      • Vera Wang trained as a figure skater while in high school but when she failed to make the Olympic team she entered the fashion business, working for Vogue.
      • Vera Wang was promoted to senior fashion editor where she held the tile for 15 years, after which she left to be a design director for accessories at Ralph Lauren.
      • She then sketched her own bridal wear commissioning a dressmaker to tailor the expensive gown at $10,000.
      • The following year with some financial support she opened her own bridal boutique catering mostly to celebrities and socialites.
      • Vera Wang eventually launched a signature collection of streamlined and sophisticated bridal wear.
    • Bill Gates
      • Bill Gates is the former chairman of Microsoft which he founded with Paul Allen.
      • He is now ranked as one of the worlds wealthiest men
      • At school he took interest in programming he was excused from his math class to pursue this interest
      • Bill Gates wrote his first computer programme, implementation of tic-tack-toe
      • When his talent of programming was recognised he was asked to write the school’s computer programme to schedule students into classes.
      • He modified the code that he was in a class with mostly female students
      • Bill Gates enrolled into Harvard but dropped out within a year after which he started to form Microsoft.
    • Gordon Moore
      • Gordon Moore co-founded Intel corporation in 1968, serving as Executive Vice President until 1975 where he became President and Chief Executive Officer.
      • He had the intention of developing and producing large scale integrated products beginning with the semiconductor memories.
      • Shortly thereafter Intel moved on to create the world’s first microprocessor.
      • He became Chairman of the Board in 1987, he currently serves as the Chairman Emeritus.
      • He is now the retired Chairman Emeritus, co-founder and former chairman and CEO of Intel corporation.