The Dream: How I Learned the Risks and Rewards of Entrepreneurship and Made Millions

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Gurbaksh Chahal and his family came to the United States from India when he was four years old. His family had $25 to their name. By age 18, Chahal had sold ClickAgents, an internet advertising company he created as a teenager, for $40 million. Since then, he has acted as the youngest executive of a multibillion dolar NASDAQ-listed company and started and sold his second company, BlueLithium, to Yahoo! for $300 million. Unparalleled in young entrepreneurship, he has been on the cusp of every internet advertising ...

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Overview

Gurbaksh Chahal and his family came to the United States from India when he was four years old. His family had $25 to their name. By age 18, Chahal had sold ClickAgents, an internet advertising company he created as a teenager, for $40 million. Since then, he has acted as the youngest executive of a multibillion dolar NASDAQ-listed company and started and sold his second company, BlueLithium, to Yahoo! for $300 million. Unparalleled in young entrepreneurship, he has been on the cusp of every internet advertising trend for the past ten years. In this book, Chahal tells the story of his personal voyage and provides inspiring and valuable advice for a new generation of aspiring entrepreneurs.

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"While success like his is often attributed to luck, Chahal's story, like that of many immigrants, is more one of sacrifice ... it was years of hard work, persistence and faith, along with the support of his family, that brought his financial rewards—not chance."—San Francisco Chronicle

"Chahal is a prodigy, a successful entrepreneur, and a writer. His story is remarkable and we think it is a prime example of what can be accomplished with a little motivation and ingenuity. Young Hollywood wants to know what this young man can’t do!"—Young Hollywood

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780230618954
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
  • Publication date: 12/22/2009
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 612,663
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.52 (h) x 0.67 (d)

Meet the Author

Gurbaksh Chahal is an internet business entrepreneur and self-made multi-millionaire. By the age of twenty-five, Chahal had created, built, and sold two companies for more than $340 million, and is currently laying the foundations for a third company. He is featured on the new prime-time network show The Secret Millionaire (FOX air date December 2008), is developing several other television shows, and in the beginning stages of building a non-profit called the Chahal Foundation. He lives in San Francisco.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Prologue

An Immigrant Family

A New CEO

The First $40 Million

From Bollywood to BlueLithium

The Art of War

The Secret Millionaire

The Lessons of Entrepreneurship

Index

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  • Posted March 10, 2010

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    Powerful - Highest recommendation!

    The Dream is an incredibly inspiring and uplifting story - an example of what one can achieve through hard work and determination. This semester it was required reading for my Entrepreneurship students - they absolutely loved it! I have not seen that level of enthusiasm for a book ever! I highly recommend The Dream to high school and college students and anyone who needs to be reminded of the power of their dreams.

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  • Posted February 8, 2009

    Must Read..

    Very Nice Book....My son who never like to read anyones thoughts who is 12 just finished the book in two sections. My Nephew who is and CEO of multimillion dollor company, he and his wife finished reading the book in taking turns the day they got the book as a gift.<BR/><BR/>Love the Book...I gifted a cpoy to my daughter and others who can learn a lot from this book! I recommend this book to anyone..<BR/>Enjoy reading...Gurbhash, the Author, we are proud of you!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 27, 2008

    Moving

    Can't wait for this book to become a movie

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 25, 2014

    This guy is a woman beater. End of story. Who cares what he thin

    This guy is a woman beater. End of story. Who cares what he thinks and you should not help him financially in any way. He is to be reviled. 

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  • Posted February 24, 2011

    great read

    truly inspirational

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  • Posted February 1, 2011

    An informative and delightful read

    I really enjoyed this book. It's a fast read, and is a great high level view of one path through entrepreneurship. What makes it delightful is that it shows the personal level of the author through this part of his life. It is, in some sense, a high level but holistic approach. You won't find details on process, but you'll find lots of inspiration. Strongly recommended on both enjoyment and informative levels. The only issue I had was the eBook formatting: the book title at the top of each page was wrong (minor) and one list of items, highlighted in a box, toward the end was truncated as the eBook software doesn't know how to break it across pages. Still not a major detractor, just annoying.

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