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Written by Hubert Delany, 8 years ago, 0 Comments

The Entrepreneur is our visionary, the creator in each of us. We're born with that quality and it defines our lives as we respond to what we see, hear, feel, and experience. It is developed, nurtured, and given space to flourish or is squelched, thwarted, without air or stimulation, and dies.  ~ Michael Gerber

The following Entrepreneurs did not squelch nor did they thwart their ideas.  They developed and nurtured their ideas to Success!  Read their stories and get inspired:

Brian Scudamore

Brian Scudamore

With only $700 as initial capital, and his own old worn truck, Entrepreneur Brian Scudamore started his company, which he calls 'the FedEx of junk removal'.  His business was so successful, Brian dropped out of college with only a year left from graduating, to run the business full time. With his diligence and commitment,  1-800-GOT-JUNK now has nearly 100 franchises throughout North America.


David Hauser and Siamak Taghaddos

David Hauser & Siamak Taghaddos

We call Hauser and Taghaddos, the dynamic duo of VoIP.   They are the brains behind an inexpensive VoIP phone system for small businesses.  Family and friends who believed in their ideas helped fund the start up money for their business.

 GotVMail gives smaller sized companies a way to sound as professional as established firms, enabling them to set up voice-mail boxes that forwarded calls to cell phones and get messages via emails MP3 Files.  GotVMail, now established, generates a yearly revenue of about $5 million.


Seth Goldman

Seth Goldman

Seth Goldman story is living proof that as an Entrepreneur one must be persistent.  Seth started out his idea and plan of action in his own kitchen.  He brewed tea and stored it in thermos' for five weeks,  perfecting the brewing process.  He then initiated a meeting with the company that we now know as Whole Foods Market and brought samples of his tea and a mock-up label for a taste test.  Seth was hoping that they would love the tea and possibly place a small order. To his surprise, they requested 15,000 bottles.  HE WAS IN BUSINESS!  His tea known as "Honest Tea" is now the most sold bottled organic tea in the United States.