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Cooper entrepreneurs

  1. 1. Entrepreneurs<br />By Steven Cooper<br />
  2. 2. What is an Entrepreneur?<br />An entrepreneur is a person who has possession of a new enterprise, venture or idea and is accountable for the inherent risks and the outcome of a product.<br />An entrepreneur also brings together the other 3 factors of production; land, labour and capital.<br />
  3. 3. Famous Entrepreneurs<br />Duncan Bannatyne – Scottish Entrepreneur, business interests being hotels, health clubs and spas.<br />Lord Alan Sugar – British Entrepreneur, made his fortunes from his company Amstrad.<br /> Sir Richard Branson – British Entrepreneur, most recognised for his company Virgin.<br />David Sullivan – British Entrepreneur, made fortunes from pornography publishing.<br />
  4. 4. Duncan Bannatyne Bio<br />Duncan Bannatyne is recognised by many as one of the business angels on the hit BBC show “Dragon’s Den”.<br />He is also a credited author and has written 5 books which have sold over 250,000 copies.<br />Duncan has become infamous for his ruthless business mind and personality, however he does have a lighter side, as he does a lot of charity work and was awarded an OBE for his efforts. <br />
  5. 5. Lord Alan Sugar Bio<br />Alan began in trading at the age of 16 selling car aerials from the back of a car.<br />He is known for his BBC programme “The Apprentice” in which Lord Sugar gives young businessmen and woman the chance to work with him.<br />In 2007, he sold his Amstrad, which was one of his biggest business ventures.<br /> Sugar is also notable for his time as chairman of Tottenham Hotspur from 1991 to 2001.<br />
  6. 6. Sir Richard Branson Bio<br />His first successful business venture was a magazine called “Student” at age 16.<br />Branson's Virgin brand grew rapidly during the 1980s—as he set up Virgin Atlantic Airways and expanded the Virgin Records music label.<br />Richard Branson is the 5th richest person in the United Kingdom and 254th in the world <br />Branson has also beaten a number of world records.<br />
  7. 7. David Sullivan Bio<br />A millionaire at the age of 25, now worth over 500million.<br />From 1986 until 2007 he owned the “Daily Sport” and “Sunday Sport” which he sold for £40 million.<br />A millionaire by 25, with his partner, David Gold, Sullivan moved into the adult entertainment industry; his business empire encompassing sex shops, adult magazines and several low-budget blue movies.<br />Sullivan is also known for joint chairmen of Birmingham and West Ham football club along with David Gold.<br />
  8. 8. Traits of Entrepreneurs<br />Take what they do seriously<br />Enjoy what you do<br />Plan everything<br />Manage money wisely<br />Remember it’s all about the customer<br />Project a positive business image<br />Get to know your customers<br />Build a top-notch business team<br />
  9. 9. Role of an Entrepreneur<br />To combine the four factors of production<br />Think up the idea of the business<br />Also invest the capital needed for the business<br />Take a risk that the business will take off or not<br />
  10. 10. THANKS FOR LISTENING!!<br />