Throughout history, there are several outstanding examples of entrepreneurs striking it big. From rags to riches and from high school dropouts to world class magnates, some of these people’s stories are nothing short of impressive.
Wondering who’s the best of the best?
We have compiled a list presenting the world’s 7 greatest entrepreneurs. The entrepreneurs on our list were not ranked according to their net worth, but rather according to the way in which they have influenced and shaped the business world. You may visit Insider Monkey's site for more inspiring stories about how to be an entrepreneur.