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  • 1. Entrepreneurs<br />
  • 2. An entrepreneur is an owner or manager of a business enterprise who makes money through risk and initiative.<br />The term was originally a loanword from the French language and was first defined by the Irish-French economist Richard Cantillon. <br />Entrepreneur in English is a term applied to a person who is willing to help launch a new venture or enterprise and accept full responsibility for the outcome. <br />Jean-Baptiste Say, a French economist, is believed to have coined the word "entrepreneur" in the 19th century - he defined an entrepreneur as "one who undertakes an enterprise, especially a contractor, acting as intermediatory between capital and labour". <br />A broader definition by Say: "The entrepreneur shifts economic resources out of lower and into higher productivity and greater yield."<br />
  • 3. Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou<br />EasyJet PLC, which is one of Europe's largest low cost airlines by revenues with a fleet of 175 (+64 orders) Jets and growing. <br /><ul><li>EasyCar, which offers low cost car rental in 2,000 locations globally
  • 4. EasyCruise, which attracts younger age groups to go cruising to various parts of the world
  • 5. EasyBus, which offers low cost bus transportation between airports and city centres
  • 6. EasyHotel, which offers low cost accommodation in city centres</li></ul>The businesses outside the travel industry include internet cafés, online price comparison, personal finance, cinema, male toiletries, online recruitment, pizza delivery, music downloads, mobile telephony, offices and wrist watches.<br />In June 2006, Haji-Ioannou received a Knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II for "services to entrepreneurship”<br />
  • 7. Eugene Schueller/Liliane Bettencourt<br />Founder of L’Oréal, the world leading cosmetics company!<br /><ul><li>Born 20 March 1881
  • 8. He graduated from the Institut de Chimie Appliquée de Paris in 1904
  • 9. His first dye was called Auréale and the history of L’Óreal began
  • 10. He formulated and manufactured his products then sold them to Parisian hairdressers
  • 11. L’Oréal celebrated its 100th birthday in 2009 and was inherited by Schueller’s Daughter Liliane Bettencourt.
  • 12. Bettencourt is reportedly worth upwards of $20 billion as L’Oréal continues to grow and prosper! </li></li></ul><li>Estée Lauder<br /><ul><li>Josephine Esther Mentzer lived above her father's hardware store in Corona, a section of Queens in New York City.
  • 13. She started her business by selling skin creams her uncle, who was a chemist, made in beauty shops, beach clubs and resorts.
  • 14. She stalked the bosses of New York department stores until she got some counter space at Saks Fifth Avenue in 1948.
  • 15. And once in that space, she had a personal approach to selling that was as potent as the promise of her skin products and perfumes.
  • 16. Even after 40 years in business, Estee Lauder would attend</li></ul> every launch of a new cosmetics counter or shop, travelling <br /> all over the world.<br /><ul><li>Today Estee Lauder Companies own many other world famous</li></ul> brands and coordinate with many designers to keep their brand <br />lively and fresh.<br />
  • 17. JK Rowling<br />From an early age, Rowling had an ambition to be a writer. <br />It was in 1990, that J.K.Rowling first had the idea about Harry Potter. At the forefront, was a young boy, not aware that he was a wizard. <br />She completed the Philosopher’s Stone in Edinburgh then sent it off to publishers to see what they thought.<br />On the 21st December 2006, J.K.Rowling finished her final book of the Harry Potter Series – "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows". The book was released in July 2007, becoming one of the fastest selling books of all time.<br />The Harry Potter series is world famous and has made JK Rowling the first billionaire author. <br />The Harry Potter book series has sold over 400 million copies worldwide and led to the making of 8 films and video games.<br />The brand is estimated to be worth as much as $15 billion!<br />

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