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Warren Buffett's first biz was pinball

By lyonsden

3 years ago


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    #1 3 years ago

    Pretty neat:

    https://apple.news/Aq8wABqFySTGJ2QhRHa-blw

    Before Warren Buffett started making billions, he was a teen hustling to grow his bank account. His various early business schemes earned him $5,000, the equivalent of about $53,000 today, before he turned 20.

    One of his most lucrative ideas involved setting up pinball machines in barber shops, he told longtime friend Bill Gates during a visit to a candy store in Omaha during this year's Berkshire Hathaway shareholder meeting: "I bought a machine for $25 in 1946 and built a small empire out of it."

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