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Pandora founder Tim Westergren maxed out 11 credit cards to keep his music-streaming service alive.

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Jeff Bezos quit a lucrative hedge fund gig to start Amazon out of his garage. He and the company neared financial ruin before the online bookstore finally took off.

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