Serial entrepreneurship

In 1896 Charles Pathé, with his brother Émile, founded Société Pathé Frères, an early motion picture equipment and content company. The company produced successful silent movie serials, including The Perils of Pauline. The Pathé brothers were thus serial entrepreneurs.

Earlier, the brothers had founded a record company, Pathé Records, so the Pathé brothers were also serial entrepreneurs: starting multiple businesses. However, since only the second business concerned movie serials, they were not serial serial entrepreneurs.

John Harvey Kellog, with his brother, Will Keith Kellogg, formed the Sanitas Food Company in the 1890s to sell whole grain breakfast cereals. They were cereal entrepreneurs.

After a falling out, Will Keith broke off on his own, forming the Battle Creek Toasted Corn Flake Company -- which became the Kellogg we still know today. Will Keith Kellogg was a serial cereal entreprenuer!

If only Dennis Hayes, founder of serial-modem seller Hayes Communications, would start a breakfast foods company. Then, he would be a serial serial-cereal entrepreneur.

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You sir, are a surreal entrepeneur.
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