Famous Entrepreneurs: Bill Gates, Paul Allen

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Born on October 28, 1955, in Seattle, Washington, well-known entrepreneur Bill Gates began to demonstrate a curiosity in computer programming at age 13. Through technical modernization, enthusiastic business plan and aggressive business tactics, he and colleague Paul Allen built the world's leading software enterprise, Microsoft. In the development, Gates became one of the wealthiest men in the world.

Bill was avid reader as small boy, spending several hours pouring over research guides for example the encyclopedia. Close to the age of 11 or 12, Bill's mom and dad did start to have got concerns concerning his habits. He has been successful within classes, yet he felt bored in addition to withdrawn sometimes. The mom and dad
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In 1970, when Bill was 15 he became a partners with his friend Paul Allen. Him and his friend invented software, which was supervising traffic patterns in Seattle where he was from. That program was valued at $20,000.

Bill Gates and Paul Allen were thinking about their own company on what his parents were telling him that his career is in law. In 1973 he enrolled at Harvard University on lawyer course from which he is really soon withdrawn as he wasn’t interested those subjects as much as he was interested in computers and software. He was spending more of his time working with computers than on class. Bill was sleeping three to five hours a night and then go to classes and managing to pass his subjects with good grades.

In 1974 Bill Gates joined his friend Allen, who dropped from Washington University after two years of being there, at Honeywell Company. In summer 1974 while working there, Allan once found an article, which he showed to Gates was on Altair 8800 mini-computer kit. Boys were over exciting about how much potential and possibilities that program has for computer world. Company that was working on that mini computer kit was from in Albuquerque, New Mexico called MITS (Micro Instrumentation and Telemetry Systems). Bill and Paul contacted the company as soon as they could; claiming that they have software for the mini-computer kit company was working on. In reality they
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