Jimmy Wales co-founded free online encyclopaedia, Wikipedia in 2001. By 2006, Time magazine had named him in its list of the world’s most influential people and today, Wikipedia is the largest information resource on the web (ranking 6th globally). CambridgeElevator.com – the free social network for startups – met Wales at Tech Entrepreneurs Week where he shared his top three tips for succeeding in business. Be persistent; Don’t waste time doing something useless – give up sooner; Do something that you are passionate about rather than something you think will succeed. The American Internet entrepreneur left his second PhD to become a futures trader but was such a super-geek that he went home and worked on his own web browser.[…]