25 Successful Entrepreneurs Who Started With Almost Nothing

entrepreneurs who started with almost nothing

Remember the story of Jack Ma, the richest man in China, who grew up poor in communist China, failed his college entrance exam twice and was rejected from dozens of jobs, including one at KFC, before finding success with his third internet company, Alibaba?

We, again present you with stories of 25 successful entrepreneurs who started with almost nothing but are now worth much more than you can imagine.

Perhaps the biggest lie we’ve come to believe is that it takes money to make money. If you’re thinking of starting your own business but don’t have the capital to get it off the ground, that doesn’t mean your dream is over before it’s even begun. 

Like Jack Ma’s story, this list of entrepreneurial folks is living proof that you can accomplish anything you set your mind to, no matter what limitations you’re faced with. These successful entrepreneurs stories’ will help you keep focused notwithstanding the challenges in your entrepreneurial journey.

Check out this infographic from LendingTree below to see how some of today’s most successful entrepreneurs went through a series of hardships, credit card debt, loans, and limited funds before finally growing thriving businesses.

entrepreneurs who started with almost nothing