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January 26th, 2005, 03:05 PM
We have to do a project in business class about entrepreneurs. I want to do mine on a New York based entrepreneur. Can anyone suggest any? (Please include what he did, just the idea) Thanks in davance!

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January 27th, 2005, 06:54 PM
John Jacob Astor, perhaps? He was in the fur business in the mid 1800s.

January 27th, 2005, 06:57 PM
There are almost too many to name. One of my personal favorites has to be J.P. Morgan. Don't rule out any of the Rockefellers, Vanderbilts, or Andrew Carnegie, though I think he's more associated with Pittsburgh.

January 27th, 2005, 07:03 PM
-or- Donald Trump

January 27th, 2005, 07:10 PM
Charles Pfizer, http://www.pfizer.com/history/, seems intresting.

January 27th, 2005, 08:07 PM
Thank you all for your replies! :)