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She had a turnover of $1.2 million from making and selling waffles.

She had a turnover of $1.2 million from making and selling waffles.

Stine Åsland founded the company Telemarksrøra at the age of 25. Her company offers waffles, a simple well known Norwegian cake that she made a lot of money with. Dropout She dropped out of high school and started working fulltime ...

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College dropouts made $5.8 million helping people to obtain visa the easy way.

College dropouts made $5.8 million helping people to obtain visa the easy way.

Harald Olavson (25) and Gustav Jebsen (25) were afraid they were going to be looked down upon because of their decision to drop out of college to start a company. That’s why they both had much to prove. Harald and ...

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Thomas Adams and his partners made $19.5 million selling OnePiece jumpsuits.

Thomas Adams and his partners made $19.5 million selling OnePiece jumpsuits.

Thomas Adams (28), Henrik Nørstrud (31) and Knut Gresvig (31) got their break in 2010 when everyone from children to teenage bloggers started to purchase and wear their OnePiece, a cozy jumpsuit with a zipper you can zip all the ...

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Palmer Luckey and his team receive $2 billion from Facebook for Oculus Rift.

Palmer Luckey and his team receive $2 billion from Facebook for Oculus Rift.

The engineering genius Palmer Luckey, a 21 year old video game fan, developed a “goggle” that he named Oculus Rift when he was still in high school. Oculus Lift is a head-mounted “goggle” with VR displays, you put it on ...

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From broke, non-educated and dyslexic to multi-millionaire.

From broke, non-educated and dyslexic to multi-millionaire.

Tom Arne Lefsaker from Norway had an empty bank account back in 1992. Today he runs a successful multi-million dollar printing company that delivers work wear and printed products to customers all around Norway. In 2012 his company’s revenue was ...

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High school student makes over $3000 a month selling computer equipment from his dad’s basement.

High school student makes over $3000 a month selling computer equipment from his dad’s basement.

18 year old Christian Gangstad from Trondheim, Norway, runs his online computer equipment business from his dad’s basement. He runs his online store, Posytron, all by himself and makes over $3000 a month while studying full time in high school. ...

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Went from a heavy gambler who wanted to commit suicide to a multi-millionaire.

Went from a heavy gambler who wanted to commit suicide to a multi-millionaire.

The entrepreneur Einar Brandsdal (38) from Norway has had huge success with what is now the largest auction site on the Norwegian web, Netthandelen.no. Online success The father of three from Kristiansand, Norway has now around 100 employees under him, ...

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Charles Forman had only $1700 in his bank account right before Zynga paid him $180 million.

Charles Forman had only $1700 in his bank account right before Zynga paid him $180 million.

Charles Forman sold his company, OMGPop, to Zynga for $180 million, which was a nice addition to his already “huge” wealth of $1700. I’m in Like With You When OMGPop was launched almost eight years ago by Charles Forman, it ...

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Kevin Systrom and Michel Krieger sold Instagram for $1 billion to Facebook.

Kevin Systrom and Michel Krieger sold Instagram for $1 billion to Facebook.

Mark Zuckerberg acquired the photo-sharing application, Instagram, for $1 billion in cash and Facebook-stocks in April, 2012. Back then Instagram had only 13 employees and none of them lost their jobs, including the founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger. Instagram ...

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Yahoo pays David Karp $1.1 billion for his microblogging platform, Tumblr.

Yahoo pays David Karp $1.1 billion for his microblogging platform, Tumblr.

In 2006 David Karp and his former partner Marco Arment began to work on a microblogging platform, which was launched as Tumblr in February 2007. Early life When Karp was only 11 years old he began to learn HTML and ...

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