Who wouldn’t have heard about the globally acclaimed American website Craigslist? Despite an upbringing without a father and having faced poverty, Craig Newmark excelled in school, gained first rate studies. He created Craigslist, which became an instant success among the masses. He was a man who knew the real potential of Internet, and used its power to bring businesses together.
Newmark was born in Morristown, but soon after his father died, his mother had to face a severe financial crunch. She did not want her son compromise his studies, and fetched him an admission in the Morristown High School. Craig received several scholarships due to his impeccable academic record. In 1975, he graduated in Science, and later obtained post-graduation from the Case Western Reserve University.