Once again we are approaching the end of the year, and the time has come to make a list of the 10 most successful entrepreneurs of 2016, and check out who made it to the throne of the business world.
Time is money, and these guys definitely didn’t waste it, according to their bank accounts, for they together earned more than 100 billion this year. Quite a success, right? What it takes to become one, you might ask – but the answer is hard to get! It’s a rocky road to success and not everyone is daring, cunning, and capable enough to pass it. And once you overcome it, there is no time for milk and honey, for it’s when the real struggle begins. All gentlemen on the list have a nose for opportunity, and they definitely were at the right place at the right time. However, every one of them is a self-made-starting-from-scratch entrepreneur and therefore a good role model for all newcomers in the world of entrepreneurs.
So, if you are feeling lucky and have some business ideas, stop with the daydreaming and check out most profitable businesses with low start-up costs – who knows, maybe you’re the next Bill Gates. I think we can all agree that the money is the first indicator of success, which is why we looked into Forbes’ lists of richest to find the most successful entrepreneurs of 2016. Hence, we mixed and matched data obtained from 2015 and 2016 lists and calculated how much entrepreneurs increased their wealth with the regard to last year, expressed in percentages. Howbeit, it is to be noted that 2016 is not over yet, and that there might be some changes regarding their income in the month to come. After summarizing the result, we made the following list.