Think that your business idea is too “out there” to be successful? You might want to think again.
History has shown us that it is possible to be a success even if people initially dismiss your idea as something that is wacky.
Even great ideas like Twitter were by no means surefire successes. Who would have thought that a website which is basically just a public SMS text service would become a cultural phenomenon?
The fact that Twitter has been able to secure billions of dollars in funding to date and – at the time of its Initial Public Offering in November, was valued at around $31 billion – just goes to show that they were right and the naysayers were wrong.
But there are so many ‘smaller’ success stories that are equally as impressive. All of the businesses featured in the video below came from ideas that were initially scoffed at but have made millions.