Does Scott Beck Have Another Winning Recipe?Richard A. Melcher
It has been said that one good idea is all it takes to make a fortune. Well, Scott A. Beck has had two. In the mid-1980s, the precocious, press-shy entrepreneur spotted a small movie-rental company called Blockbuster Video and helped turn it into a national chain. Then came Boston Chicken Inc., the hottest initial public offering to hit Wall Street in recent memory. The result is a personal windfall that probably tops an estimated $200 million on paper. Beck's age: 35.
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