TOP TEN MOVIES FOR BUDDING ENTREPRENEURS

August 11, 2015

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“Don’t stop when you are tired, STOP when you are done”. A true entrepreneur is not someone who starts a new business and ends up failing but one who faces lots of hurdles and failures in his/her life to make him a successful entrepreneur. To be a successful person, one must take inspiration and motivation from their surroundings. Here are some movies, which you must watch to take inspiration and get motivated.

Social Network

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“You don’t get to 500 million friends without making a few enemies”. The movie ‘Social Network’ is the real story of world’s youngest billionaire Mark Zuckerberg, a Harvard student who created the social networking site that became Facebook. There is much that you can draw from this movie if you aim to succeed in the wicked and ever-dynamic digital world. You can grab new ideas and thoughts to enhance your creativity and trigger the motivational factor inside you.

JOBS

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‘Jobs’ is a 2013 American movie inspired by the life of ex Apple CEO “Steve Jobs”. The story of Steve Jobs’ rise from a mere college dropout into one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of the 20th century. This movie can be apivotal inspirational turn pointespecially for when the world is against you and you need to stand up for what you believe in.

Pirates of Silicon Valley

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This is a semi-humorous, biographical film about Steve Jobs and Bill Gates, who made the world of technology what it is today, their struggles during college, the establishment of their companies, and the ingenious actions they took to build the global corporate empires of Apple Computer Corporation and Microsoft respectively. ‘Pirates of Silicon Valley’ is a sure treat for all budding entrepreneurs.

Badmash Company

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Four evil-minded friends get together to start company and take it to new heights by beating the system and surfacing victorious. One must watch this movie to learn new ideas to tackle different types of situations faced while one’s business is growing against strong and well-established contenders. .

Rocket Singh

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Rocket Singh is the story of a low-grade student, but his grades never stopped him from dreaming of an exciting and adventurous career. He starts as a salesman in a computer distribution company and through his skills and quick-wit he opens up his own computer firm.

The Wolf of WalStreet

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If you love stocks than you are going to love this movie which is based on the adventure that is known to many as the New York Stock Exchange.‘This Wolf of the Wall Street’ is based on the memoir of the same name by former stockbroker and trader Jordan Belfort. All upcoming entrepreneurs can turn to this movie to learn that tactics and tricks of starting and owing your very own brokerage firm.

Band Baja Baraat

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‘Band Baaja Barat’ is a comical yet true-to-life story of the working class and how to business partners rise to establishing the most successful Wedding Planning company. This movie provides valuable insights for people looking to establish and manage small scale businesses but envision big things.

GURU

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A movie about an ambitious man who leaves his small village behind to pursue his dream of opening his own business and take it to the next level where he becomes one of the best businessmen of the country’s history.‘Guru’ is loosely based on the life of DhirubhaiAmbani, a business magnate who founded Reliance Industries.

THE PERSUIT OF HAPPINESS

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“The Pursuit of Happiness” is based on a true story of life of a single father Chris Gardner and his fight with homelessness, struggling to create a better life for him and his son. After watching this movie you can learn a few things from the character of Will Smith.
• You will not let any one’s opinion to stop you
• You will not aim high
• You will never give up
• You will never show your weakness to anyone

NightCrawler

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An inspirational movie about a cameraman who stumbles into a new career in search of shocking and grisly crimes and ends up as a great crime reporter of LA. ‘Nightcrawler’ is neo-noir, thriller that can surely teach you more than one thing to making it big in the news and report industry.