There is a saying that, if you think that you have become successful alone you are wrong, there are people and experience behind one’s success, who always believed in you and supported you in every aspect of your way towards success.
Warren Buffett, a man who told his friend at a young age that he will become a millionaire till the age of 30, else he will jump off from a building, and today he is one of the wealthiest American investors in the world.
He did his Masters of Science in Economics under the guidance of Benjamin Graham, who is known as a legend when it comes to the knowledge of value investing. Before joining Columbia Business School, he also applied in Harvard, where he got rejected and later on joined Columbia Business School from where he graduated in 1951.
He completed his Bachelor of Science course from the University of Nebraska, but what is more interesting is how he made money by buying some pinball machines. Yes, Warren Buffett was in high school when he first bought old pinball machines with his business partner and ensure that those machines are in working condition and then he did what was effectively possible at that point, He installed those machines for his high school batch mates and later on bought a 40-acre farm in Nebraska in $2000, at the age of 15. And, to make a profit out of this farm, he hired a farm laborer to work on the land and the profit which came out of it that, he used further for his higher education.
Well, having a meal with a man who is known as a father of investors is worth a million and that’s what has happened in the e-bay charity auction deal where the CEO and the founder of Tron (TRX) has won the auction in $4.7 million, which mean he will have dinner with the Warren Buffett for half an hour.
All the money raised goes towards charity; The event is organized every year in cooperation with the ‘e-bay for charity.’ Till date, the e-commerce has raised $912 million for the non-profit cause.
Justice Sun, 29 Years old Founder and CEO of Tron (TRX) said post winning the bid,
“Bit Torrent and TRON’s US headquarters are in San Francisco, and bidding on this charity the auction was a key priority for our team. I’m proud to have my bid donated to GLIDE, a foundation that provides critical support for our local homeless community.”
One of the youngest cryptocurrency founders Justin Sun is also known for his generosity as he tried to offer an amount of 7000 BTC to reimburse the loss caused due to a significant hack of leading crypto exchange Binance, Which was politely refused by Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao.
The cryptocurrency community is looking forward to this dinner meeting, primarily due to an earlier statement of Warren Buffett, where he called Bitcoin The World's leading digital asset, “probably rat poison squared.”
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