George Soros is a Hungarian Businessman, Investor as well as Author. George Soros has been referred to as one of the most successful Businessmen and Investors within the entire world.
Soros is the founder of the Open Society Foundation. In addition, George Soros is currently worth about 25 Billion dollars. George Soros was born in Budapest Hungary and he survived Nazi Germany during a very difficult and uncertain time. Know more about George Soros on Investopedia.
George Soros graduated from the London School of Economics with a bachelor degree. Soros always knew the importance of a good education, therefore he returned to college to obtain his Masters Degree in Philosophy.
After college, Soros began his career by working for various Merchant Banks. The experience that George Soros gained by working for merchant banks certainly paved the way to future success.
Finally in 1969 George Soros began his first hedge fund called “Double Edge”. The money Soros earned from “Double Edge” enabled him to start his own management company. Therefore, George Soros started Soros Fund Management Company in late 1970.
Soros eventually changed the name “Double Edge” to “Quantum Fund”. Shortly after “Quantum Fund” became popular the company held about 13 million dollars in assets. Quantum Fund continued to grow over the years under the direction of George Soros. Soros was a hard working and very devoted businessman and it certainly paid off over time.
As of 2013, Quantum Fund had assets of about $25 Billion dollars. The company experienced phenomenal growth over the years and it was all due to the efforts of George Soros.
George Soros has stated many times that he attributes his business success over the years to the General Theory of Relativity. It seems Soros applies the Theory of Relativity to Capital and Investment markets. Many do not understand how a relativity theory can make you a huge success in business but it obviously worked for George Soros.
Soros claims that applying the relativity theory enables him to gain a much clearer picture of fundamental market values as well as investments. Therefore, it is clear that the degree Soros received in Philosophy served him quite well since entering the world of business many years ago.
George Soros is heavily involved in a variety of liberal Political causes. In addition, Soros has contributed large sums of money to charitable as well as business organizations. It is estimated that George Soros probably contributed around 12 Billion dollars to various organizations and causes throughout his lifetime.
Soros gave a large and very generous contribution to Central European University. Central European University is located within Soros hometown which is one reason why the school holds special meaning in Soros life.
George Soros is a known supporter of Hillary Clinton. Soros donated monies to fund some of Hillary’s campaign expenses. In 2015, Soros donated roughly $26 million to an organization called PAC.
In 2015, Soros was proudly ranked Number One on the LCH Investment List. The LCH Investment List releases information on various business people as well as their financial contributions over the years. Learn more on discoverthenetworks.org about George Soros.
George Soros shows no sign of slowing down any time soon. Soros without a doubt is a successful businessman. However, Soros makes it a point to always give back and help others in need.