These 5 Iconic Entrepreneurs Dropped Out of School. Now, They’re Investing in Education.
Many of our country’s most successful entrepreneurs and business leaders excelled in college, and many of them went on to pursue additional schooling and degrees. But not all of them. Some of America’s most renowned innovators and entrepreneurs from the past few decades started but never finished their undergraduate degrees – a pattern that has left some to question the importance of education in the realm of entrepreneurship. But here’s the thing: Those very entrepreneurs, the ones who dropped out of college, have made it awfully clear with their philanthropic efforts that they recognize the immense value of a strong education. That’s because many of them have chosen to invest in improving early education and making college more accessible, particularly for low-income students. Here are a few of the successful entrepreneurs who – despite the face or perhaps because they dropped out of school – have made great contributions to […]