Here is a list of entrepreneurs from iOL Scitech who have changed the way we live today.
Facebook connected 500 million people across the world and inspired a Hollywood film along the way – as well as generating £11bn for its founder – not bad for a college drop-out.
At 27, Mark Zuckerberg is the second-youngest billionaire in the world.
From humble beginnings selling pots and pans, Brooklyn-born Howard Schultz’s notion that coffee should be an experience rather than just a drink revolutionised consumption of the drink across the world.
As the inventor of this easy form of dieting, the US army veteran from Long Island sold the idea of “a shake for breakfast, a shake for lunch, and a sensible dinner” to the world.
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