The Story of C J Walker

The Story of C J Walker

Madame C. J. Walker was one of the first women and one of the first African Americans to become a self-made millionaire.  Walker was born in the USA in 1867. Her parents and all five siblings were born into slavery. In 1862, President Abraham Lincoln passed the...
The Story of C J Walker

The Story of Jim Simons

If you were asked to list the top 5 greatest investors ever, would you be able to mention Jim Simons? Forbes magazine puts Simons’ net worth at USD 21.6 billion and ranks him # 36 amongst the world’s richest. Bloomberg Markets has called Simons’ fund the “the world’s...
The Story of C J Walker

The Story of Soichiro Honda

Soichiro Honda (1906 – 1991), the founder of the Honda Motor Company, often remembered three aspects of his childhood and how they contrasted with his life as a businessman: Soichiro Honda’s childhoodSituation later in lifeHis family was extremely poor, and five of...
The Story of C J Walker

The Story of Masayoshi Son

For one and a half years after graduating from college in 1979, Masayoshi Son, the Japanese entrepreneur, did nothing but research and think about what business he wanted to start. He had no income, was recently married, and had a new baby. All his relatives were...