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 Â£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 â€œa shake for breakfast, a shake for lunch, and a sensible dinnerâ€ to the world.
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