The tech industry is filled with the powerful stories of immigrants who made it big after moving to the United States.
For many now-moguls, however, there were struggles and strifes along the path to their success.
We rounded up 13 tech leaders who struggled as immigrants but later proved the American Dream possible.
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More than a third of the top tech companies in the US were founded by people born outside of the country.
Their success stories drive many immigrants to come to the US in hopes of realizing the American Dream.
Read more: There’s a record number of immigrant-founded companies on the Fortune 500, despite Trump-era policies
But just looking at their success makes it easy to overlook the fact that a lot of immigrant tech industry giants had to overcome other problems – from language barriers to financial constraints – to achieve their extraordinary success.
Here are 13 tech leaders who struggled as immigrants but later proved the American Dream possible.
Eugene Kim contributed to a previous version of this article.
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Source:: Businessinsider – Strategy