Today we have number of entrepreneur stories and examples like Bill Gates, Sergy Brin, Tata, Adamjee etc. but do we have any such example in history say about 400 year back. or it is just present age phenomenon.
The Medici family made an unbelievable amount of money setting up a back. Early banks were forbidden to charge interest for services or let interest accrue on funds with which they were entrusted because it was usury according to the church. The Medicis called interest they paid out "gifts" and interest you owed "fees".
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