The Dream: How I Learned The Risks And Rewards Of Entrepreneurship And Made Millions

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Gurbaksh Chahal's family emigrated from India to San Jose, California when he was six. He started the internet advertising company ClickAgents from his bedroom at the age of 16, and sold it two years later for $40 million, turning his sibling employees into millionaires and saving his family's dream house. Facing family pressures and discrimination due to his Sikh background, Gurbaksh moved away from home and worked at the ValueClick for two years, becoming the youngest executive of the multi-billion dollar ...

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Overview

Gurbaksh Chahal's family emigrated from India to San Jose, California when he was six. He started the internet advertising company ClickAgents from his bedroom at the age of 16, and sold it two years later for $40 million, turning his sibling employees into millionaires and saving his family's dream house. Facing family pressures and discrimination due to his Sikh background, Gurbaksh moved away from home and worked at the ValueClick for two years, becoming the youngest executive of the multi-billion dollar NASDAQ-listed company. Chahal then went on to found his second company, BlueLithium, which he sold in 2007 to Yahoo! for $300 million. Encouraging people to effectively harness risk and discipline for their own gain, Chahal shares his daring personal vision and his extraordinary experiences to reveal that success is much closer than most aspiring entrepreneurs realize.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9787030256966
  • Publisher: Ke Xue Chu Ban She
  • Publication date: 10/28/2009
  • Language: Chinese
  • Pages: 168
  • Product dimensions: 6.60 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Gurbaksh Chahal is a self-made multi-millionaire and internet business entrepreneur who started his first company from his bedroom at the age of 16. Now 27, Chahal sold his second company, BlueLithium, in 2007 for $300 million to Yahoo!, turning many of his employees into multi-millionaires as well. He has recently launched a new business venture, gWallet, and is building a non-profit called the Chahal Foundation. In addition to his appearance on The Secret Millionaire, he has been interviewed on The Oprah Winfrey Show, FOX Business Network's "Cavuto," The Bonnie Hunt Show, The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet, CW11 Morning News, FOX & Friends, ABC's Young Hollywood, and NBC's TechNow. He has been featured in the New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Entrepreneur, Business 2.0, and Men's Fitness, among others. He lives in San Francisco.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Prologue xi

1 An Immigrant Family 1

2 A New CEO 27

3 The First $40 Million 87

4 From Bollywood to BlueLithium 121

5 The Art of War 171

6 The Secret Millionaire 205

7 The Lessons of Entrepreneurship 221

Index 237

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