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30 July

The growth of Airbnb is remarkable, the online travel platform has become the largest provider of accommodations in the world in less than a decade. Airbnb has disrupted the $570 billion hotel industry, its $100 billion valuation is now more than Hilton, Marriott, and Hyatt combined. It all started from a wacky idea of co-founders […]

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28 May

Leo Burnett founded the famous advertising agency that carried his name, as well as “Chicago school of advertising”. In contrast to the style of Madison Avenue, meaningful images were emphasized over clever copy or catchy slogans. People even talked of the “Burnettization” of American advertising. Leo Burnett was born in St. Johns, Michigan in 1891, […]

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21 May

Albert Lasker was the man who invented advertising, he is regarded as the father of modern advertising. In fact, a few men have done more to change the buying habits of American consumers. Sunkist, Palmolive, Goodyear, Kotex, Kleenex, Pepsodent, and Lucky Strike are some of the famous names launched and propelled by Albert. Albert was […]

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07 May

Evan Spiegel is the co-founder of Snap Inc., he is best known for reportedly rejecting a $3 billion offer from Facebook in 2013 to acquire Snapchat. Snapchat was only 2 years old, and Evan was only 23 back then, he went on and became the youngest self-made billionaire in the world 2 years later. Evan […]

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02 April

David Baszucki was born in Canada, he graduated from Stanford University as a General Motors Scholar in Electrical Engineering in 1985. 4 years after his graduation, David founded an educational software company called Knowledge Revolution. The company developed Interactive Physics, an application that helped users learn Physics, it was popular among the kids. Knowledge Revolution […]

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