Entrepreneurs In The News

As entrepreneurs we sometimes get stuck in what we’re doing, what we’re not doing and what we can do next, but when was the last time you have sat down and read about what is happening in the world and what other entrepreneurs have been up to?

If you had to think about that now, the answer is too long. No worries though because we’ve got you covered (like always). Here are a few entrepreneurs that are doing amazing things in the entrepreneurial world.

Falguni Nayar

She is the founder and CEO of Nykaa, a beauty and lifestyle retail company. She is one of two self-made female, Indian billionaires. She only started her business at the young age of 50, proving that it’s never too late to start a business and pursue your dream.

Richard Branson

Richard Branson is the owner of Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands and the Chairman of the Virgin Group which operates the island as a resort. He recently expanded his hotel portfolio on a new private island.

Whitney Wolfe Heard

She is the co-founder and CEO of Bumble Inc., which operates two online dating apps: Bumble and Badoo. After Bumble went public in February this year, she became the youngest self-made woman billionaire.

Kylie Jenner

Kylie Jenner, the youngest of the Kardashian-Jenner clan is branching out from make-up and skincare as she launched two new businesses this year. First, Kylie Swim and most recently Kylie Baby.

Elon Musk

Elon Musk recently announced that he would spend $6 billion of his own money to end world hunger if he was handed a plan. It started when a UN official called on the richest men in the world, Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos, and said that if they donate a fraction of their wealth it could save millions of people. According to David Beasley, United Nations World Food Programme’s Executive Director, 2% of Elon Musk’s wealth could help 42 million people.

Emily Weiss

Emily is the founder and CEO of the cosmetics company Glossier and the blog Into the Gloss. She started glossier in 2014, but began working in the industry when she was fifteen years old. She first started her blog, and grew that into a $1 billion brand in just five years.

Reading about all these entrepreneurs achieving such great things, and doing such great things, really inspires us. Never think that your dreams are unreachable or that you cannot do what you want to do. If you can dream it, you can do it. It may not be a short journey, and it definitely will not be an easy one, but keep thinking about the end goal and your reason for wanting to start. You can do it too!