Why is Jeff Bezos rich?

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It takes a certain type of person to ‘make it’. You hear it all the time. But what factors played a part in Jeff Bezos’s career and life that helped him become the world’s richest man.

Early investment

It is well documented that he started Amazon with almost $250,000 which he borrowed and made it clear that he thought there was a 70% chance the business would not succeed. In 1994, he held 60…