An entrepreneur is someone who starts a new business. Little stores and huge companies both have entrepreneurs behind them.

Do you have good ideas for products? Are you OK with the idea of risk? Then maybe you should be an entrepreneur. This is someone who founds a business, whether a tiny one or a huge one. Besides starting the business, the entrepreneur takes on the most of the risk by investing their own money and/or bringing in other investors. For an entrepreneur, their business is their baby.

Definitions of entrepreneur

n someone who organizes a business venture and assumes the risk for it

William Henry Gates
United States computer entrepreneur whose software company made him the youngest multi-billionaire in the history of the United States (born in 1955)
Sir Clive Marles Sinclair
English electrical engineer who founded a company that introduced many innovative products (born in 1940)
Type of:
bourgeois, businessperson
a capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise

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