Pierre Omidyar came up with the idea of auction on the Web and founded the hugely successful eBay.com.
Back during the company's early days, Pierre was aware of the shareware concept, in which engineers posted software on the Web and suggested that users send whatever they thought it worth.
Soon after he made his own such suggestion, envelopes stuffed with cash and checks arrived at his California home. And the amount kept getting bigger all the time!
Do you know of such business stories in India?