10 Young Entrepreneurs Who Have Become Millionaires on The Internet


This list includes 10 such
young entrepreneurs who have become millionaires on the internet.

10) Greg Tseng and Johann Schleier-Smith
Greg Tseng and Johann Schleier-Smith Tagged Inc. co-founded

Age: 28 years old
Project: Tagged
Wealth: $45 million

Tagged Inc. was co-founded by Harvard graduates and entrepreneurs Greg Tseng
and Johann Schleier-Smith. Tagged.com was launched in October 2004 by Tagged
Inc. and is privately owned.Tagged. com is a social networking site founded
in 2004. Tagged is the subject of numerous customer complaints for sending
deceptive bulk mail and is regarded as a phishing and spamming site and an
“E-mail scam” by consumer anti-fraud advocates. It is headquartered in San
Francisco, California, United States

9 Jake Nickell
Threadless Co-founders Jake Nickell

Age: 28 years old
Project: Threadless
Wealth: $50 million

Threadless is a community-centered online apparel store run by skinnyCorp of
Chicago, Illinois, since 2000. Co-founders Jake Nickell and Jacob DeHart
started the company with $1,000 in seed money after entering an Internet
t-shirt design contest.

Members of the Threadless community submit t-shirt designs online; the
designs are then put to a public vote. A small percentage of submitted
designs are selected for printing and sold through an online store. Creators
of the winning designs receive a prize of cash and store credit.

8 Alexander Levin
ImageShack Co.founder Alexander Levin

Age: 23 years old
Project: ImageShack
Wealth: $56 million

ImageShack is an image hosting website on the Internet. ImageShack has a
subscription service, but the majority of their revenue is produced from
advertising related to their free image hosting. The imageshack.us Alexa
ranking as of September 25, 2007 is one of the top 40’s. According to
Nielsen//NetRatings , ImageShack was the fourth fastest growing web brand in
July, 2006.

7 John Vechey
PopCap Games Co-founder John Vechey

Age: 28 years old
Project: PopCap Games
Wealth: $60 million

PopCap Games is a leading American casual game developer and publisher,
based in Seattle, Washington, United States. It was founded in 2000 by John
Vechey, Brian Fiete and Jason Kapalka, and currently employs more than 180
people. Most of Popcap’s games can be played free in a limited form, with
the full version available for a fee.

PopCap’s flagship title Bejeweled has sold more than 25 million units across
all major platforms. PopCap games are available for Web, PC and Mac, Xbox,
Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, cell-phones, PDAs, iPod Classic, iPhone/Touch and
other mobile devices.

6) Angelo Sotira
DeviantArt Co-founder Angelo Sotira

Age: 26 years old
Project: DeviantART
Wealth: $75 million

DeviantArt (official typeset as deviantART; commonly abbreviated as dA) is
an American online community with worldwide appeal showcasing various forms
of user-made artwork. It was first launched on August 7, 2000 by Scott
Jarkoff, Matthew Stephens, Angelo Sotira and others. DeviantArt, Inc. is
headquartered in the Hollywood area of Los Angeles, California, United
States. As of May 2009[update] the site consists of over 10 million members,
over 81 million submissions, and receives around 105,000 submissions per
day. The domain deviantart.com attracted at least 36 million visitors
annually by 2008 according to a Compete.com study.

DeviantArt aims to provide a place for any artist to exhibit and discuss
works. Works are organized in a comprehensive category structure, including
photography, digital art, traditional art, literature, Flash, filmmaking,
skins for applications and others, along with extensive downloadable
resources such as tutorials and stock photography. “Fella,” a small robotic
cat character, is the official DeviantArt mascot.

5) Andrew Michael
Fast Hosts founder Andrew Michael

Age: 29 years old
Project: Fast Hosts
Wealth: $110 million

4) Blake Ross and David Hyatt
Mozilla firefox project by Dave Hyatt and Blake Ross.

Age: 22 years old
Project: Mozilla
Wealth: $120 million

Mozilla Firefox is a free and open source web browser descended from the
Mozilla Application Suite and managed by Mozilla Corporation. Firefox has
22.98% of the recorded usage share of web browsers as of August
2009[update] , making it the second most popular browser in terms of current
use worldwide after Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, which has 66.97%.

To display web pages, Firefox uses the Gecko layout engine, which implements
most current web standards in addition to several features which are
intended to anticipate likely additions to the standards.

Latest Firefox features include tabbed browsing, spell checking, incremental
find, live bookmarking, a download manager, private browsing, location-aware
browsing (aka “geolocation” ) based exclusively on a Google service and an
integrated search system that uses Google by default in most localizations.
Functions can be added through add-ons, created by third-party developers,
of which there is a wide selection, a feature that has attracted many of
Firefox’s users.

Firefox runs on various versions of Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, Linux, and
many other Unix-like operating systems. Its current stable release is
version 3.5.3, released on September 9, 2009[update] . Firefox’s source code
is free software, released under a tri-license GNU GPL/GNU LGPL/MPL

3) Chad Hurley
Chad Hurley co-founder and Chief Executive Officer youtube

Age: 30 years old
Project: YouTube
Wealth: $300 million

Chad Meredith Hurley (born 1976) is the co-founder and Chief Executive
Officer of the popular San Bruno, California-based video sharing website
YouTube. In June 2006, he was voted 28th on Business 2.0’s “50 People Who
Matter Now” list. In October 2006 he sold YouTube for $1.65 billion to
Google.

Hurley worked in eBay’s PayPal division-one of his tasks involved designing
the original PayPal logo before starting YouTube with fellow PayPal
colleagues Steve Chen and Jawed Karim.

Hurley is a user interface expert and was primarily responsible for the
tagging and video sharing aspects of YouTube

2) Andrew Gower
Andrew Christopher Gower is a British games developer and co-founder of
Jagex Ltd

Age: 28 years old
Project: Runescape
Wealth: $650 million

Andrew Christopher Gower (born 2 December 1978) is a British games developer
and co-founder of Jagex Ltd, the company he founded with Paul Gower and
Constant Tedder. He is noted for writing MMORPG RuneScape, with the
assistance of his brother, Paul Gower and also a lead developer.

Jagex Games Studio (or Jagex Ltd./Jagex Software/JAGeX) is a producer of
online computer games based in Cambridge, UK. It is best known for the three
versions of its RuneScape MMO, as well as for having produced the FunOrb
games site and developing the ‘to be released’ MechScape MMO. Jagex has over
350 employees, with all content development, management, and customer
support provided ‘in house’.

The company produces games exclusively written using the Java language, its
name standing for “JAva Gaming EXperts”. It has received a number of awards
for its achievements and is one of the highest profile developers in the UK.

1) Mark Zuckerberg
Mark Elliot Zuckerberg Facebook Founder

Age: 23 years old
Project: Facebook
Wealth: $700 million

Mark Elliot Zuckerberg (born May 14, 1984) is an American computer
programmer and entrepreneur. As a Harvard student, he created the online
social website Facebook with fellow computer science major students and his
roommates Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes. Facebook is a social networking
site popular worldwide. Zuckerberg serves as Facebook’s CEO. He has been the
subject of controversy for the origins of his business and his wealth.

Time Magazine added Zuckerberg as one of The World’s Most Influential People
of 2008. He fell under the Scientists & Thinkers category for his web
phenomenon, Facebook, and ranked 52 out of 101 people.


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