Why You Are Considering Starting Your Own Business

1008 Words Jun 22nd, 2015 5 Pages
You are considering starting your own business when you leave school and are keen to start researching ways to achieve business success. You have decided to start your research by investigating a well-known entrepreneur. You are required to share your findings with your class in the form of a keynote address.

General Introduction Who is the Entrepreneur? Name of the Entrepreneur’s business.
What does their business do?

On February 4th, 2004, Mark Elliot Zuckerberg (born May 14, 1984) launched Facebook. Facebook is a social media website that connects people from all around the world. Facebook initially limited the website 's membership to Harvard students, but later expanded it to colleges in the Boston area, the Ivy League, and Stanford University. It gradually added support for students at various other universities and later to high-school students. Since 2006, anyone who is at least 13 years old is allowed to become a registered user of the website.

Personal Why did they start their own business? How did they start their own business? What do they attribute their success to? Provide a background of your chosen entrepreneur.

Zuckerberg grew up in the New York City suburb of Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., and attended the Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire. He taught himself how to program computers, and during his senior year in high school, he caught the interest of AOL and Microsoft by creating a Winamp plug-in that could build customized playlists. But…
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