If you’re curious about who the top 5 entrepreneurs of 2018 are, simply continue reading to discover which entrepreneurs have made our list.
The Top 5 Entrepreneurs of 2018:
1. Jeff Bezos
Jeff Bezos is one of the wealthiest individuals in the world and is the founder and CEO of Amazon. Which made history this year as the second company to be worth over 1 trillion US dollars. While Amazon is already a dominant force in the US, Bezos hopes to increase Amazon’s revenue and worth by tapping into new international markets.
As an example, earlier this year Amazon opened its first mega warehouse in Sydney Australia, which sprawls across 43,000 square feet of land. In the coming years, Bezos hopes to open further warehouses across the world to be able to tap into untapped international markets.
2. Elon Musk
Elon Musk is the founder and CEO of Tesla which specializes in designing and manufacturing electric cars and invests heavily into designing and developing self-driving cars.
Elon Musk is also credited as being one of the co-founders of Paypal and is also the co-founder and CEO of Space X. The latter of which focuses on space exploration.
Due to Musk’s various businesses, Musk has a total net worth of around 20 billion US dollars. As well as founding his own businesses such as Tesla, Neuralink, Paypal, and Neuralink.
3. Carlos Slim
While Carlos Slim may not be as famous as other entrepreneurs such as Elon Musk and Bill Gates at one point in time between 2010-2013 Slim who is a Mexican entrepreneur was listed as being the richest individual in the world.
In 2018, Slim remains one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the world. You may be wonder how Carlos Slim is worth 65.3 billion US dollars, which is three times Elon Musk’s net worth. Carlos Slim is the founder and CEO of several businesses.
Examples of which include TelMex a Mexican telecommunications company, which provides telecommunication services in Central America and South America as well as America Movil, another Mexican Telecommunications company which is based out of Mexico City.
4. Richard Branson
Richard Branson is the founder and owner of the Virgin Group, which encompasses over 400 individual companies. In 2018 Branson’s net worth is approximately 5 billion US dollars. One of the Virgin Group’s most high profile businesses is Virgin Atlantic, which is a successful airline.
How did Branson amass his fortune and form his business empire? The first of Branson’s businesses to succeed was Virgin Records, which Branson co-founded with a few business partners in the USA in 1972.
5. Sergey Brin
While the name Sergey Brin may not ring any bells, chances are that you’ve been using one of his products for decades. Sergey Brin is a Russian entrepreneur who co-founded Google with his business partner Larry Page, way back in 1998
Today Sergey Brin is ranked as the 21st richest man in the world and is still developing brand new business ideas, which he hopes will become as successful as Google.
So if you’re impressed by the five entrepreneurs listed above, it’s well worth coming up with your own brand new, innovative idea to share with the world.