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Founder: Andrey Ternovskiy of Chatroulette

Founder: Andrey Ternovskiy of Chatroulette

Roulette Russian The teen-ager behind Chatroulette. by Julia Ioffe / NewYorker May 17, 2010 The random encounters of Chatroulette buck a decade-long trend that has made the Internet feel progressively more ordered. Andrey Ternovskiy, an eighteen-year-old high-school dropout from Moscow, has a variety of explanations for why he created the Web site Chatroulette.com. According... »

Founder: Robert Stephens of Geek Squad

Founder: Robert Stephens of Geek Squad

Entrepreneur turned Geek Squad into a geek army After Robert Stephens sold the computer repair company he started in college to Best Buy in 2002, he helped guide its growth from 60 workers to about 24,000 black-and-white-clad ‘agents.’   Geek Squad "agents" Masanori Yusa, left, and Joey Mank in San Francisco wear white shirts,... »

Founder: Robert Stephens of Geek Squad

Founder: Robert Stephens of Geek Squad

Entrepreneur turned Geek Squad into a geek army After Robert Stephens sold the computer repair company he started in college to Best Buy in 2002, he helped guide its growth from 60 workers to about 24,000 black-and-white-clad ‘agents.’   Geek Squad "agents" Masanori Yusa, left, and Joey Mank in San Francisco wear white shirts,... »

Founder: Johns Wu of Bankaholic

Johns Wu ’s Experience Founder & CEO of Bankaholic May 2006 — September 2008 (2 years 5 months) Consumer banking portal. Acquired by Bankrate, Inc (NASDAQ:RATE) in SEP08 for $14.9M. He has a BA degree in Neurobiology from the University of California in Berkeley. But, brain surgery was not his passion – it was... »

Founder: Omar Hamoui of AdMob

Founder: Omar Hamoui of AdMob

The Wisdom Of AdMob’s Founder Omar Hamoui November 9, 2009, 10:07 PM ET By Scott Austin / WSJ Google Inc.’s announcement that it will buy AdMob Inc. for $750 million brought a media spotlight on Accel Partners, an investor in both AdMob and Playfish Inc., which said today it will sell to Electronic Arts... »

Founder: Natalia Wolfrom

Entrepreneur turns a profit with the Keyboard for Blondes 05:50 PM CST on Saturday, December 20, 2008 by Ashley Patterson / CBS News WASHINGTON — Americans have had a decade-long obsession with dumb blonde jokes. Now blondes are getting the last laugh. At least, Natalia Wolfrom certainly thinks she is. The Russian immigrant,armed with... »

Founder: Peter Rojas

Founder: Peter Rojas

Web Entrepreneur Peter Rojas Regrets the Vegan Buffalo Wings 8.1.08 / The New York Diet Enjoying the vegan pudding at Broadway East.Photo: Melissa Hom Peter Rojas graced the cover of New York back when he was the millionaire blogger behind Engadget, the rival of the other wildly popular blog he founded, Gizmodo. Eight months... »

Founder: Julie Meyer

Founder: Julie Meyer

Julie Meyer: Meet an entrepreneur who wants to make the NHS great 22/07/2008  EVERYBODY deserves great healthcare. The question is: how should this be achieved? The founders of the NHS felt that the government must deliver the healthcare in order to secure that basic human right; not all nations agree. In Britain, despite the... »

Founder: Jennifer Walzer

Founder: Jennifer Walzer

Small biz startup: Backup My Info, How I did it Starting a data-backup service was the dream. Doing it on a bare-bones budget was the challenge. NAME: Jennifer Walzer, CEO AGE: 34 BUSINESS: Backup My Info, a firm that provides businesses with automated online data-protection services STARTED: 2002 CURRENT REVENUE: $1.5 MILLION HOW I... »

Founder: Bebo’s Michael Birch

Founder: Bebo’s Michael Birch

Bebo: Michael Birch How does $850m for three years’ work sound? The Birches, who recently sold social  networking site Bebo for that tidy sum, would probably suggest it’s worth a few late nights in the office. Like so many internet success stories, that of husband and wife Michael and Xochi Birch, initially appears to... »

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