The Dream

How I Learned the Risks and Rewards of Entrepreneurship and Made Millions.

Lessons from Gurbaksh Chahal as an immigrant to a four time serial entrepreneur. Now, Chairman & CEO of ProcureNet. He also is the founder of non-profit, The Chahal Foundation and his international best-seller is now required reading for hundreds of universities across the globe.

Translated in Mandarin – check it here.

I Would Like To Thank

Acknowledgements

The award winning and international best-seller book by Gurbaksh Chahal has been translated in over a dozen languages and became required reading for hundreds of colleges globally.

While success like his is often attributed to luck, Chahal’s story, like that of many immigrants, is more one of sacrifice … it was years of hard work, persistence and faith, along with the support of his family, that brought his financial rewards–not chance.

San Francisco Chronicle

Prologue

The Beginning Prologue

When I was sixteen years old I started a company in my bedroom, and within a few months I knew exactly what I wanted to do with my life: I would become an entrepreneur. There was one thing standing in my way, however: school. If I was going to pursue my goal, I would have to do it full time, and I needed my father’s permission to drop out. This wasn’t going to be easy. More than a decade earlier, my family had come to America from India, settling in a one-bedroom apartment in a marginal section of San Jose, California. My father had arrived with $25 in his pocket, but his heart was full of dreams.

About the Author

Gurbaksh Chahal

Gurbaksh Chahal was born in Punjab, India, but moved to the United States with his family when he was a child. His unwavering determination to start a new business led him to the world of digital advertising. Gurbaksh began his career at the age of 16 and quickly rose to the position of four-time entrepreneur with ClickAgents, BlueLithium, RadiumOne, and Procurenet.

The companies Gurbaksh founded from scratch have grown to employ thousands of people worldwide and are now valued at more than a billion dollars in shareholder value.