For a point of comparison, how much luck do you think Bill Gates would have had launching Microsoft in Somalia? Not much. The reason is because all the things a society needs to sustain a company like Microsoft exist here, but not there. Those things take money to maintain.
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I don't know how much my grandmother paid... Safe bet it is a much higher percentage than that although obviously a lower absolute amount.