Have you ever wondered how Richard Branson got his start as an entrepreneur? Or what inspired Marc Ecko to become a fashion mogul and serial entrepreneur. Personal lessons and insights from accomplished entrepreneurs are the basis of a new Khan Academy online interview series introduced recently by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
The series represents the first entrepreneurship content to be added to the Academy's vast collection of free online educational tutorials and learning resources, potentially inspiring its 6 million student users a month.
Presented in a conversational format with accompanying illustrations, the 20 videos featuring nine entrepreneurs sharing their experiences include a range of tips, anecdotes and personal characteristics, such as being fearless and thinking big.
The entrepreneurs featured in the new interview series are:
So how did Branson get started? Watch and learn.
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