Top 1o yOungest internet-made millionaires
Posted by classiindia on May 23, 2011
Internet has always been a great place for investments, there are many young entrepreneurs who are investing and earning a lot of it. Here we have the post about the top ten youngest internet-made millionaires
Let us take a look!
10. Greg Tseng and Johann Schleier-Smith
They are the founders of Tagged. Both of them are 28 years old. Tagged Inc. was co-founded by these two Harvard graduates. Tagged.com was launched in October 2004; it is a social networking site.
9. Jake Nickell
This man is 28 years old and is a millionaire because of Threadless, his wealth is $50 million. Basically threadless is co-founded by two people Jake Nickell and Jacob DeHart. Who started the company with $1,000, they get a t-shirt design by the members of the threadless community members, and then these designs are put to a public vote.
8. Alexander Levin
He is 23 years old and is a co-founder of ImageShack. His total wealth is $56 million. ImageShack is a image hosting website. It is said that ImageShack was the fourth fastest growing web brand in 2006.
7. John Vechey
This man is a Co-founder of PopCap Games and 28 years old. PopCap Games is a casual game developer and publisher in America; It was founded in 2000 by John Vechey, Brian Fiete and Jason Kapalka. They employ more than 180 people now. PopCap games are available on Web, PC and Mac, Xbox, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3,cell-phones,PDAs,iPod Classic, iPhone/Touch and other mobile phones.
6. Angelo Sotira
This man is 26 years old and is a Co-founder of DeviantArt. DeviantArt(commonly known as dA) is a worldwide showcasing of various user-made artwork. It was first launched on august 7, 2000 by Scott Jarkopp, Matthew Stephens, Angelo Sotira and others. Deviantart.com has over 10 million members and at least 36 million visitors annually (in 2008).
It provides a place for artists to exhibit and discuss work including photography, digital art, traditional art, literature, Flash, filmmaking, skins for applications and others.
5. Andrew Michael
He is a founder of Fast Hosts and is 29 years old. His wealth is $110 million. The founder said
It has taken us a while to get the software right and well have a Mac version soon. It gives you a drive letter on your desktop anything on that drive is then intelligently synched it saves changes to documents.BT and other services are just web-based you must upload files yourself. This is like a USB stick but it is online.
4. Blake Ross and David Hyatt
Both of them are 22 years old and their project is Mozilla Firefox. Their wealth is $120 million.
Mozilla Firefox is a free and open source web browser. Firefox has 22.98% of the recorded share of web browsers in 2008, it is the second most popular browser used worldwide after internet explorer.
Latest Firefox browser includes the tabbed browsing, spell checking, incremental find, live book marking, a download manager, private browsing, location-aware browsing and integrated search system.
3. Chad Hurley
This man is a co-founder and Chief Executive of YouTube, he is 30 years old and his wealth is around $300 million. He was voted 28th in 50 people who matter now, then he sold YouTube for $1.65 billion to Google. He also worked in designing the original PayPal logo before starting YouTube. Hurley is basically interface expert.
2. Andrew Gower
He is a British games developer and is a co-founder of Jagex Ltd. He writes MMORPG RuneScape, with assistance of his brother Paul Gower. Both of them are lead developers.
Jagex Games studio produces online computer games. The company uses Java language for producing exclusive games. He is among one of the top developers in UK.
1. Mark Zuckerberg
This man is facebook founder he is 23 years old and has the wealth of $700 million. Mark is an American computer programmer and an entrepreneur. At Harvard he created this online social networking website Facebook with his fellow computer science major students.