7 Weirdest Ideas That Made People Multi-Millionaires

№ 7: $50 million was yielded from making people look ugly

Winifred J. Akpobi
8 min readSep 18, 2020


Photo by JOSHUA COLEMAN on Unsplash

No idea where entrepreneurs come out as lucky, all I hear about is how much they invest in a business and thrive to get their business to the top.

The truth is, some people started small businesses as a joke, expected little result, and made a ton of money using strange strategies — they got lucky.

Here are some of the people that became millionaires, or even billionaires using strategies that grew their business from 0 to infinity to produce yield.

1. Erik Nakagawa Sold his Cat Memes Website for $2 Million

As they say, a world without cats is a world without fun. Just kidding, nobody says that.

On a rough day for a lonely over-worker named Eric Nakagawa who was a software developer, he asked his friend, Kari Unebasami to send something to make his day better.

Kari Unebasami then sent Nakagawa a heap load of cat photos. The most popular one was a photo of a British Shorthair with an intended incorrect caption “I Can Has Cheezburger?”



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