June 03, 2013

Huge Companies Started in a Garage

You would be amazed, if you knew how many huge companies were started in a garage. Actually, to start in a garage had become a trademark for many successful entrepreneurs. Here are only a few of these businesses:

Microsoft - started in the garage of Bill Gates, 1984.
Apple - started in a spare bedroom in Steve Job's house, then moved to a garage ;), 1976.
Hewlett Packard - one of the early garage start ups - 1939.
Google - Larry and Sergey rented a garage for $1700 per month at the beginning.
Amazon - Jeff Bezos was inspired by the story of Hewlet Packard and decided to start a book selling business in his garage.
Disney - Walt Disney started hos company in the garage of his uncle in 1923.
Dell Computers - one of the biggest names in the business with hardware was started this way, too.
Harley Davidson - back in 1901, William S. Harley created a small engine for his bicycle in his garage. That was the birth of the company.
Lotus Cars - another auto-garage start up.
Microsoft - this popular software giant's first office was a small garage, too.
Maglite - this flashlight manufacturer was founded by Tony Maglica, who came to America with $125 and a little English.

To see the top 5 high tech companies started in a garage, you can go here: http://businessideaslab.com/companies-started-in-a-garage/

To read some more cool articles about garage startups, you can see here: https://www.google.bg/search?q=companies+started+in+a+garage&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:bg:official

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