Decided not to finish college and focus on developing the business may only be a choice of desperate men. Although many assumptions skewed, they were prepared to take risks. As the three men is a rich phenomenal from the IT industry.
They are Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg. Whether because of the dedication that is too high, optimism is simply too big or reckless, they all decided to quit college.
Gambling is big sweet fruit. Through each company that is Apple, Microsoft and Facebook, the three became a millionaire and famous in the world sentero.
Here are excerpts of the third profile figure of the technology world, detikINET extracted from various sources:
Steve Jobs is dead last in 2011, but his name will always be remembered in the world of technology. Apple founder was bequeathed such a phenomenal gadget iPod, iPhone and iPad course.
Jobs are adopted as a child the other parent is entered college at Reed College in Portland, Oregon. But he decided to leave college after only 6 months. Jobs do not get along and do not want to waste money on their parents for college expenses.
"I naively chose a college that cost almost as expensive as Stanford, and all the parents' savings were spent on the fee. After 6 months, I can not see the benefits," Jobs said in a speech to a graduation ceremony at Stanford University in 2005.
With Steve Wozniak, Apple's Jobs was serious about growing. Apple's ambition to make a successful company is tortuous. In fact, he once kicked out of Apple because of problems with the people in it.
He returned to Apple in 1997, then made it so glorious. His fortune in September 2011 Forbes estimated at USD 7 billion, placing it as the 36th richest person in the United States.
Bill Gates created one of the most valuable global company, Microsoft. Bespectacled man known as a philanthropist is now inactive at Microsoft, but still always get a list of the richest people in the world.
Gates has ever given the title of the richest men drop out of the world. Yes, Gates did not finish his education at Harvard University who is also the alma mater Zuckerberg.
"It was a tough decision and I know parents also worry about it. And even though I would never encourage others to drop out of school, for me it was the right choice," said Bill Gates once.
With a fortune of USD 59 billion, Bill Gates is the richest man in the year 2011 according to Forbes magazine. Now that no longer active at Microsoft, she focused on the foundation's philanthropic activities, & Melinda Gates Foundation.
He is known not hesitate to donate most of their wealth to humanitarian activities.Reportedly, he had accounted for the social fund of USD 27 billion.
Zuckerberg's status as the richest young millionaires. His net worth is currently estimated at USD 17.5 billion, thanks to the success up to now is the most famous networking site in the world.
Just like Bill Gates, Zuckerberg attended Harvard University, one of the most prestigious universities. And by developing a Facebook, he was desperate to leave in 2004.
At that time, Facebook is not yet known. But in a short time, reap the popularity of this site.Sweet story continues today Facebook has 845 million members.
In November 2011, Zuckerberg returned to Harvard University. Not in order to lecture but to find gifted talent there to be employed on Facebook. He was greeted.
"Just a little rock star in the IT world known name around the world. He really fall into that category," said David Malan, professor of science at Harvard.