George Soros the World’s Greatest Philanthropist

George Soros was born in the Kingdom of Hungary and had been born during war times. He was alive during the times of Budapest siege and has survived all those wars. He has studied Philosophy at the London School of Economics and graduated from the same school in the year 1951. He graduated with Masters in Philosophy from the same Univesity in the year 1954. George is currently the 19th richest man in the whole World according to the Forbes Magazine released in February 2017.When George Soros graduated from London School of Economics, he applied for several jobs without considerations. He decided to take over the role of a sales executive in a foods store.

He says that that was lowest moment of his life. He struggled to get the basics despite having a masters degree in Philosophy. He applied for so many jobs but still was not lucky until the year 1954 when he was employed as a finance assistant at a company called Singer & Friedlander that was located in London. Finance clerk was still a small position for him. In 1954, he moved to F.M. Mayer and specialized in stock. He was allocated the department of European stock. He joined Wertheim & Co. as an analyst in the year 1959. He saved $500,000 for a period of five years and later went back to England to further his Philosophy studies. He kept on developing his stocks experience and eventually became a professional.

Later in the year 1963, he joined Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder as the company’s vice president.That was the time he had the relevant and sound experience to make him the best investor. He invested $100,000. In 1969, he set up Double Edge.After being in employment for many years, he decided to form his own company by name Soros Fund Management. He became the company’s chairman. Then he decided to resign from the board of Double Edge Fund board. This was because of the conflicts of interests that might affect the company.

After sometimes, he formed Soros Fund and then met with members of Double Edge and pleaded them to transfer their shares. His company grew within a short period and by 2017 February, Forbes had already listed him as the 19th richest man in the world.George Solos have also been one of the World’s people working towards ensuring there is good governance across the globe. He has funded civil society groups that work towards ensuring there is good governance in almost all the World’s continents. He has also offered so many scholarships to students pursuing University education. He has paid schools fees for students joining schools but cannot be able to raise the required fees. He is the World most recognized forex guru.

Nathaniel Ru Knows a Thing or Two About Success

Sweetgreen is a great example of how fast food companies should run their businesses and they have grown tremendously in popularity. It is a high-end salad chain that is backed by investors such as Daniel Boulud, Danny Meyer, and Steve Case. Sweetgreen has grown to 40 locations and their customers just can’t get enough of their healthy, fresh, organic, and local cuisine. Learn more: http://www.psfk.com/2016/04/psfk-2016-how-sweetgreen-brought-healthy-and-delicious-to-the-busy-psfk-2016.html

 

According to Ru, Sweetgreen is not just all about good food, but it is a brand that really stands for something much bigger. 30% of all their transactions are made through its website or form a mobile phone app and technology plays a very big part of Sweetgreen’s success. Learn more: http://observer.com/2016/04/jobs-report-sweetgreen-co-founder-jonathan-neman-lives-the-sweet-life/

 

In order to stay more grounded and closer to their customer base, Sweetgreen shuts down almost all of its corporate offices five times every year so that everyone has the chance to work directly in their restaurants. According to Ru, they do not believe in big corporate headquarters and want to operate without a main headquarters.

 

Ru, Jonathan Neman and Nicolas Jammet have a few things in common. Not only did they attend the same university together but they all have parents that are first-generation immigrants and who have started their own businesses. Learn more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VnQ9aK4ZmFA

 

The trio knew that if they could survive the winter break on campus, then they would make it. They did survive and they are only growing in popularity.

 

Nathaniel Ru is Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Sweetgreen, a casual kitchen that offers fresh, local and sustainable food. He is an entrepreneur, investor, and businessman. He was born and raised in the Pasadena, California area. He graduated and obtained his BS in Finance from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. It is also where he met his future Co-CEOs and Co-Founders, Nicolas Jammet and Jonathan Neman.

Nathaniel Ru has been recognized as Inc.’s “30 Under 30” and “40 Big Food Thinkers 40 and Under” as well as other accolades.

 

In 2007 Nathaniel Ru, Nicolas Jammet, and Jonathan Neman started Sweetgreen. They opened up their very first Sweetgreen restaurant in Georgetown and in 2010 they launched sweetlife, the biggest music and food festival in the East Coast. The festival features food presented by top chefs, well-known performers, local food trucks, as well as local farmers and purveyors. The festival attracts thousands of festival-goers every single year and it has grown to become the largest music event in Washington DC.