Handful of Genius Entrepreneurs Built Wealthy Economies

23 July 2019 | Axel Schultze, in his TedTalk, re-affirmed the fact that handful of genius entrepreneurs built wealthy economies. Axel studies history of economies and provides the stories about Swiss, German, and Korean economy.

Alfred Escher (founded Swiss Northeastern Railway, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology/ETH Zurich, Credit Suisse, Swiss Life), Robert Schindler (founded Schindler Group), Henri Nestle (founded Nestle), Tim Berners-Lee (invented World Wide Web)
Carl Benz (founded Daimler-Benz and Mercedes-Benz); Robert Bosch (founded Robert Bosch GmbH.); Alfred Krupp (founded Krupp); Werner von Siemens (founded Siemens)
Lee Byung-Chul (founded Samsung Group); Koo In-Hwoi (founded LG Group); Chung Ju-Yung (founded Huyndai Group)

Considering innovation as driving force of the economy, Axel emphasizes that entrepreneurs are making innovations – which are different from inventions – happen.

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