Sergey and Larry worked together, and even though they had relatively mediocre computer systems available, they frantically worked at developing new search engine designs and algorithms.
They started doing this basically because they wanted to cause disruption to the Stanford online website infrastructure, but in doing so, they had masterfully created a search engine with massive potential, and all by accident.
They upped their game and the inner workings of the code further and further; perfecting the algorithms and creating the unique PageRank system.
The pair suspended their studies and went on to co-found the company Google Inc. the same Google which we love and hate today.
#9 Sir Richard Branson
Richard Branson is a well-known British industrialist, probably best known for his company the Virgin Group, which holds over 360 different companies.
Richard Branson started his education at Scaitcliffe school in 1963 continued by his attendance at Stowe School in 1965. In 1966 Branson started his first successful business venture; a Student Magazine.
In 1967 Branson started “The Student Advisory Centre” which was a great success. (It advised on topics ranging from sexuality to health, exams to relationships) In many ways it was a precursor to the foundation, Virgin Unite. Continue reading “You don’t learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over”