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Founders of Famous American Businesses

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  • Sebastian Thrun
    Sebastian Thrun (born May 14, 1967) is an innovator, entrepreneur educator, and computer scientist from Germany. He is CEO of the Kitty Hawk Corporation, chairman and co-founder of Udacity. Before th...
  • Fred Loring Seely, Industrialist (1871 - 1942)
    Fred Loring Seely (1871-1942) was sent to Java in 1899 by his father-in-law and employer Edwin Wiley Grove (1850-1927) for the purpose of obtaining a secure supply of quinine for Grove’s Paris Medi...
  • Evelyn Seely (1877 - 1953)
  • Edwin Wiley Grove, Grove's Chill Tonic (1850 - 1927)
    Edwin Wiley Grove became one of the South’s leading entrepreneurs by using ingenuity and vision typical of New South business tycoons. Grove was born in Whiteville, Hardeman County, in 1850. At the a...
  • Ben Horowitz
    Benjamin Abraham Horowitz (born June 13, 1966) is an American businessman, investor, blogger, and author. He is a high technology entrepreneur and co-founder and general partner along with Marc Andre...