【びっくり!】14歳で億万長者、土地の転売で2億円以上の利益をあげた少年が話題に



イギリスで14歳の少年起業家が、土地の売買で200万ポンド(約2億7000万円)の利益を出し最年少の億万長者になった。

https://youtu.be/oL3roaBd1e0


ハーベイ・ミリントン君は、13歳の時にドライバーの道路税や車検(MOT)の時期を知らせる「ロードタックスリマインダー」という商品を思いつき販売。これは日本の車検シールのようなものだが、プリントアウトして4ポンドのリマインダステッカーは、イギリスでありそうで無かったビジネスとして急成長。1日注文400件という爆発的なニーズを受け8週間で3000ポンド、最終的に10万ポンド(約1350万円)の利益を得た。

「ロードタックスリマインダー」の売上を元手に、次にハーベイ君は3エーカーの土地を4万ポンドで購入。当初は富裕層向けのキャンプサイトを立ち上げ、事業の拡大を計画をしていたが、住宅開発会社から予定しているビル建設予定地として土地を売って欲しいというオファーが舞い込んだという。「最初は彼らがどれ位の値段で土地を買ってくれるかなんてよく判らなかった」と、語る彼だが最終的に200万ポンドと50倍の価格で売却することに成功した。

最初は父親が車の税金控除を貰い忘れていたことから、車に関する税金の仕組みに興味をもったというハーベイ君、「リマインダー」の成功だけ見たらラッキーのひとことで片付けられるが、その後の土地購入や当初のキャンプサイトの事業計画など、卓越したビジネスセンスの持ち主なのは確かだ。

多くの人がハーベイ君のビジネスマンとしての今後の活躍を期待していると思うが、将来の夢は警察官になることが夢と語り、これ以上ビジネスを拡大する気はなさそう。すでに警官の志願者候補に応募しているという。

すでに土地の販売で200万ポンドという富を得て順風満帆ともいえる14歳だが、彼をみていると、やり手の割には欲が無いことが、幸運を引き寄せるコツのような気がする。



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That cat is up to something, and we want no part of it.
WHOA
"What, what is this?"
"You'd rather take a picture of a straw than take one of me?
"Took a picture of baby Avery and dachshund Milo tunneled behind her to get in the picture." -Submitted By: Diane Lenier
Watch out, baby!
Who's bombing who?
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!
"Oh sorry, wrong room."
"What are you reading?"
At least someone is trying to stop these from happening.
Nothing like a perfectly timed tail.
The beer is poison!
"Why are you taking pictures of butts?"
It's cool, he's the new boom mic operator.
"My turn next!"
Just really happy to be here.
At least that last guy is in the picture.
This cat's great-grandchildren are probably in this slideshow as well.
"Turn left on Sunset."
"I want to sit on the chair."
Sneak attack is underway.
Stopping inappropriate Facebook photo uploads since 2008.
How is he even doing that with his neck?
What are you doing here?
Also: "Soon"
Talk about a third wheel.
The other cat REALLY doesn't like glamour shots.
"Um, I think someone forgot my Fancy Feast."
"Do I smell fish?"
"Um, a little help?"
What is this contraption.
We're assuming that this guy was attempting to take an underwater selfie.
"Ignore me!"
He does not approve.
His night vision is perfect for interrupting hipster photo shoots.
He stood on that pinecone to get in this photo: commitment.
"Sorry, did I ruin your postcard?"
Still part of the family.
Maybe planned, still terrific.
"My husband and I were taking our border collie, Jack, out for his daily beach run and play. (This) is the photo of him being photobombed. I didn't see the dog until I saw it on the screen after the photo was taken."- Submitted By Laura Hancock
"I was trying to take a picture of this cute Waterbuck calf, when it's mom stepped in to see what I was doing to her baby...LOL." Submitted by: Karen Stephens
"I was taking a picture of my cat Simon one day when Teddy got a bit jealous (like he always does). Hope you enjoy!" Submitted by: Hali Jakeman
Submitted by: Karen Lyons Kalmenson
In our experience cats really do hate driving.
This dog is huge!
Where was this cat standing?
Submitted By: Kylee Callahan
"Here is Badger, completely unaware of his archenemy Groucho doing the bombing..." -Submitted By: Kimberly Rai Cook
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Submitted By: Christopher Guignon
Hey! Me too, right?
Submitted By: Alan Kelly
"Photobomb of my dachshund with my then 3-month-old daughter." -Submitted By: Melanie Walsh
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This goat would clearly lose hide-and-seek.
That cat takes itself way too seriously.
"I was taking head shots for a friend when Albert kept entering the frame and posing. This is the shot when my friend had had enough." - Submitted By: Kathlyn Horan
These cows would have been such a good background otherwise.
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All the dog that's fit to photograph.
Aflac has to be responsible for this.
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"My husky is pretty angry she's not included in the picture." -Submitted By: Kimberly Fernandez
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"An animal photobomb taken in the "off leash" portion of Austin's Town Lake hike and bike trail. This is actually our dog, presumably telling us how she really feels about the new baby!" -Submitted By: Joanna
Just wait for it.
"Well, hello!"
"I make this look easy."
The lion doesn't even know he is posing, he's just naturally suave.
This dolphin really deserves credit for making this picture great.
"Dog park fun (Jack, Marley, and Kiana) getting their picture taken when a great dane decides to make a cameo!!" -Submitted By: Brynn Fesler
"I'm part of the family too. Why shouldn't I be in the picture?"
"Another animal is getting more attention than me!"
Maybe this was planned?
"Oh, you were taking a picture?"
Just a man, a woman, and their horse.
Even dogs can enjoy 3D.
The photographer is holding a steak.
This donkey has a place to go.
HEEYYYY!
Quick window bomb before flying away.
Just gonna sneak in here.
Cool boat, dude.
Pretty scenic, huh?
Bet he didn't see that coming.
Is this cute or just incredibly creepy?
Finally worked!
Nope, FCC cat doesn't approve of this.
Get a room.
Down here!
He knew what he was doing.
Sweet picture, dude.
Classic.
HEY!
This probably ended well.
Don't get out of the car.
Double Bomb.
That couch looks pretty comfy.
Dude, pipe down over there.
What's he planning?
When you gotta go, you gotta go.
Up close and personal.
You're never too young to get photobombed.
Cute couple.
C'mon, ditch the girl and come play with this ball.
Not just any goat bomb, but a sarcastic goat bomb.
Sup?
Cool speech, bro.
Nice costume, kid.
Cheeeeeese!
This way's better.
A fun-filled day at the park.
What are you guys up to?
Seriously?
Poor dog never even saw it coming.
BEHIND YOU!
Bears have needs, too.
Don't let the hair distract you from the bomb.
C'mon, I'm cute too.
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