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Baby Abandoned In Dumpster Grows Up To Be Founder & CEO Of $62 Million Company


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Baby Abandoned In Dumpster Grows Up To Be Founder & CEO Of $62 Million Company
 

 
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Where we start in life doesn’t have to determine where we’ll go. We all have the potential for greatness. We just have to recognize it.

Few people understand this better than Freddie Figgers. Shortly after giving birth, Freddie’s mother abandoned him, leaving the baby in a dumpster. But he didn’t let his rough beginning define him. In fact, Freddie has become an incredible role model for success at 29 years old.

At two days old, Freddie was adopted by Nathan and Betty Figgers, whose love and support made all the difference for him growing up. Freddie had a knack for tinkering from a young age, and proved to be surprisingly intelligent for a little boy. At nine, he received his first computer. It didn’t work, but that didn’t discourage Freddie. He had it up and running after fixing it himself, and went on to nab his first job as a computer technician at 12.

At 15, Freddie started his own cloud computing services. The idea came to him when an Alabama car dealership lost all their customer files after a tornado hit. To prevent this from happening again, Freddie helped them back up their information on a remote server… from his own backyard.

One of Freddie’s proudest innovations, though, was the special shoe he created for his father. Nathan was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease during Freddie’s childhood. As such, his memory began to fail, but his son came up with a brilliant way to keep him safe. Freddie created a device to insert into Nathan’s shoe, which would serve as both a GPS tracker and a two-way communicator.

“I could pick up the phone and say, ‘Hey dad, where are you at?’ and he doesn’t have to do anything, just lean down and talk into his shoe and I can track his location,” Freddie explained. “That program was very successful and I had a company reach out to me out of Kansas and they bought the program from me for $2.2 million.”

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Freddie used the money to start Figgers Communications, a telecommunications firm now valued at over $62 million. It’s also the only minority-owned company of its kind in the U.S. Freddie, the founder and CEO, has already made headlines with his company’s anti-texting and driving software. He’s also created a cell phone with a built-in wireless blood glucose meter for people with diabetes.



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 4 months ago '14        #2
titans7 
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Congrats to him on all his success, he won the lotto just by not dying in that dumpster like a lot of babies left there. Don't know why you would carry a baby to term and then do that. A lot of places will take the baby and get them safely to the authorities but that dumpster is a psychopathic thing to do to your biological baby. Thread title made me think of this song.

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 4 months ago '16        #3
Chevygang 
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Money don’t fix everything. The better question is how is my brother doing mentally?
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 4 months ago '16        #4
Yaggy 
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His name set him up to win. Don't be giving your kid bum names !!
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 4 months ago '18        #5
shooter  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x1
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do a search on bx for figgers
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 4 months ago '17        #6
Spaghettizone 
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 4 months ago '06        #7
Be Easy 
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yall post this sh*t every week
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 4 months ago '05        #8
pippen33 
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Isn't this the guy that was making up sh*t about the phones that he was selling?
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 4 months ago '16        #9
NYNY 
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That’s wassup
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 4 months ago '07        #10
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 4 months ago '18        #11
BlaqThum 
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Ain’t this the nigha who was pumping them bullshyt phones?
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 4 months ago '08        #12
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here we go yet another recycled thread of the same dude

don't fall for the hype.

his products are Chinese rebrands. Nothing more.
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 4 months ago '18        #13
shooter  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x1
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Throw him back...and them weak asz phones
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 4 months ago '19        #14
BOLO1  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x1
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This fool almost hurt Flossy Carter's credibility
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 4 months ago '07        #15
pete jr 
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Ain’t this n*gga scamming?
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 4 months ago '16        #16
Negusis 
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 BOLO1 said
This fool almost hurt Flossy Carter's credibility
Flossy hurt Flossy credibility by trying to be deceptive.
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 4 months ago '19        #17
Phil Bellil 
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Hope his momma still alive eatin outta a trash can somewhere and knows that's her son

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 4 months ago '17        #18
PackerTrelli3 
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I wish Tupac were alive to see this sh*t
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 4 months ago '08        #19
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Dude looks like Juelz, always see jeezy promoting this crap on social media.

 4 months ago '18        #20
PAPLE 
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See... one man's trash is another man's treasure.

Certain people can make your babies have potential.

It's in the parenting....
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 4 months ago '04        #21
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 PAPLE said
See... one man's trash is another man's treasure.

Certain people can make your babies have potential.

It's in the parenting....
Certain people dont have the world actively working against them Bigoted a*s n*gga
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 4 months ago '18        #22
PAPLE 
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 qutaboi225 said
Certain people dont have the world actively working against them Bigoted a*s n*gga
That's your mentality. You think that way.

Throw away your race card and just live life. No one is holding you back but you.

Free yourself from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our mind. - Robert Marley
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 4 months ago '12        #23
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Crazy that POTUS would sh*t on Freddy just like everyone else: “I like babies who don’t get abandoned”

Props to dude tho. Amazing story
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 4 months ago '06        #24
LYTE 
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 Spaghettizone said

You a Figgas' fan?

 4 months ago '04        #25
Bill-e Blanx 
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I respect him for his story but I don't like how he played Flossy.. He supposedly has some type of partnership with Jeezy that made news some months back before the thing with Flossy..
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