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

By SiliconIndia  |   Monday, 14 January 2013, 04:41 Hrs   |    2 Comments
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4. HP



In 1939, two electrical engineering Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard, graduates from Stanford, established an electronics manufacturing company in a one-car garage in Palo Alto,
With a total investment of $538, the duo founded the Hewlett-Packard Company, famously called HP. They commenced with developing a few electronic devices and later come into the PC market in 1966. Till date, Hewlett Packard is best known not only for its first-rated electronics and distinctive company culture -“The HP Way”, but also for its corporate social accountability in retrieving billions of pounds of electronics, toner and ink cartridges.



5. Amazon



Amazon.com is at present the largest online book selling company. Jeff Bezos initially commenced the business in his garage. It started with marketing books through internet and skyrocketed as an online corporation that sells a varied list of products such as computers and other electronic items. Though the firm has undergone two legal suits but still continues to rise high and maintain the position to be the "world's largest bookstore".



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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