Larry page, founder of google is today’s world famous and successful entrepreneur. Who would have known that in 2017 life would be so easy and we could be acquainted with everything in no time, with just one click? Larry page did think like that and created a platform where there is something for everyone. Transferring information from one place to another is the easiest thing on earth today, even easier than breathing. Everyone in this world can become famous and an amazing entrepreneur if we think in a certain way to achieve our goals and missions. We all wait for that one opportunity to change our lives and other’s lives with our creativity and intelligence but here comes the generality about people who are or can be great entrepreneurs and that is they don’t wait for the opportunity but they create their opportunities moreover they find solutions to the problems and make it easy to work on. An entrepreneur should be adaptable to change and innovation because the world of technology is swift presently that we all need to increase our paces to meet the speed.
Here is another story about a person who steps up in the Internet and digital world to bring the change. Internet based entrepreneur and computer scientist Larry Page partnered with Sergey Brin, his school mate to develop the famous search engine Google in 1998.
Larry page, born in Michigan in 1973. Larry Page’s both parents were computer experts and it was likely no surprise for anyone that he has studied computer engineering at Stanford University. He met his partner Sergey Brin there and together, both Page and Brin unfold a search engine which was going to list results according to the popularity of the pages, naming it “Google.” Google has become one of the most famous and reliable search engine on the internet since its launch in 1998 that translates to over 3.5 billion searches per day, moreover 1.2 trillion searches per year world-wide. His currently net worth is 45 billion USD (2017)
Early life and career
Larry Page also knows as Lawrence Page is an American and Google’s co-founder with Sergey Brin. His father, Carl Page, was an expert in computer science and artificial intelligence field and his mother used to teach computer programming. Larry page studied Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from the University of Michigan and afterwards he decided to focus on computer engineering at Stanford University.
Larry page and Sergey Brin in a research assignment at Stanford University created a search engine that listed results according to the most popular pages on the internet as after concluding that the most popular result would be the most useful and beneficial to the user. Google came into existence after the mathematical term “googol”, referring to No.1 followed by hundreds of zeros to showcase their mission to make the information available worldwide on computers and other digital platforms.
Larry and Sergey started raising funding and managed to raise $1 million from family, friends and other investors. Both the partners launched the company in 1998.Since that day Google has become the most famous search engine on the internet. Today google is not only a search engine but is much more than what they started from. Google’s Headquarter is in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley, a place for brilliant ideas and Google held its first public offering in August 2004 which made page and Brin billionaires.
In 2006, Google purchased the most famous website for user-streaming videos “YouTube” for a whopping $1.65 billion in stock. In September 2013, Larry Page was ranked #13 on the “Forbes 400” list of richest people in America and in October, he was ranked #17 on Forbes’ list for 2013 “Most Powerful People”. On August 10, 2015, Page and Brin announced the formation of a new co- company called Alphabet to look after Google and other subsidiaries. Larry Page and Sergey Brin were set to become the new company’s CEO and president, respectively having Sundar Pichai step up as Google’s top executive.
Larry page “Optimist and forward thinker”
When Larry page talks in public, he mainly focuses on optimistic pronouncements about the future and Google’s mission to help the humanity. When on being questioned about the current issues, like how mobile apps are going to be challenging the web or how some ad blockers are affecting Google’s business, he answered it as like, “People have been talking about that for a long time.”
Lately, he said that he believes, for profit companies that can be a force for social good and better change in the society. During a 2014 interview with Charlie Rose, Mr. Page insisted that instead of leaving his money for a nonprofit or philanthropic organization, he would prefer to give it to an entrepreneur like Mr. Musk, who will make innovations to the world and bring better changes in order to serve humanity.