Mark Zuckerberg 'Biggest Role Model' For Business-Minded Millennials

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Founder and CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Barcelona, Spain, February 22, 2016. A project designed to determine generational differences in views of entrepreneurship revealed Zuckerberg is a role model for young entrepreneurs. David Ramos/Getty

Almost half of business-minded millennials say Mark Zuckerberg is their role model and inspiration.

Web hosting company GoDaddy surveyed 7,200 professionals worldwide in a project designed to determine generational differences in opinions about entrepreneurship. Of that number, 2,400 were 18 to 30-years-old and classified as millennials.

Across generations, 39 percent of respondents said they looked to their parents as their role models when starting a business.

But among millennials, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg attracted more young people's admiration beating parents by 40 percent to 30 percent.

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