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From Garage to Global: 10 Inspiring Stories of World Famous Companies

By SiliconIndia  |   Monday, 14 January 2013, 04:37 Hrs   |    2 Comments
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Bangalore: Amazon, Apple, Disney and Google are the names that only a cave man will not be familiar with. These are among world biggest business entities which every entrepreneur dreams about. Most of us have an idea that to set up business, venture capitalists, big-money consultants and a beautiful office are must. Here we sum up 10 companies which started in a small garage and today are among top companies in the world listed by getentrepreneurial.com.



1. Apple



Nearly all remember the sight in Forest Gump when he explains that he never has to be troubled about money again because of his investment in the fruit company called “Apple.” This is the scenario with all most all the investors of Apple Inc. Apple commenced in the garage of a young man called Steve Wozniack. Wozniack and his long time friend Steve Jobs were very mush interested to build a computer on their own.



In 1976; both approached a local electronics store to see if they would be interested in buying a personal computer that Wozniack had built. The next very moment they got an order of 50 computers. Though both Wozniack and Steve were out of cash, but then managed to convince few electronic dealers to deal on a credit basis. Apple has established to be the company that creates the industry standard time and time again. The journey from the garage of Steve Wozniack to being ranked 103 on the Fortune 500, Apple persists to grow more and more.



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Reader's comments(2)
1: It's really inspiring to know that these tech giants literally started their businesses in a garage.
Posted by:Nilima - 14 Jan, 2013
2: It's really inspiring to know that these tech giants literally started their businesses in a garage.
Posted by:Nilima - 14 Jan, 2013
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