Have you ever wondered how did the biggest companies worldwide renowned nowadays, manage to create their path to success? No beginning is easy, especially if there is a lack of motivation and financial support. Still, the way of passing them makes the difference between the one who craves for it, and the other whose ambition does not go far. In case you are keen on finding some ways to found and develop a company or business, make sure to keep an eye on the next stories of the biggest and famous moguls and their humble beginnings, wrote down below!
Worldwide known due to its wide variety of products and services, the Hewlett-Packard Company is a flawless example of the statement who states the fact that ‘if you don’t know where you’re going, any lead will guide you there’. Initially, the company was focused on many other fields, playing a major role in creating products even for agriculture.
David Packard (left) and William R. Hewlett, founders of Hewlett-Packard, stand in front of the garage where they started their company. Photo was taken circa 1989. Photo: Steve German, The Chronicle
There was no hint to say whether or not it will be nowadays known as a multinational information technology corporation. Still, starting with the 1940s, the HP Corporation managed to start its work on the field it works today, in testing and creating electronic equipment, such as thermometers, time standards or signal generators. Only starting with the 1970s when the Company focused on the more high quality products of the era, gaining its place in the world ranking. These days, the Hewlett-Packard (HP) is a Company known throughout the world, with products used by a variety of people, regardless of age or location.
Google founders in their Garage-Office.
Undoubtedly the most used searching engine, Google is an American corporation specialized in Internet related services. There’s not a single person on Earth not hearing about it at least once in their lifetime, but things weren’t that famous for Google from the very beginning. It was founded back in 1996, by two PhD students, on their name Larry Page and Sergey Brin. The process was not meant to end in such a result, but only in a research project used meanwhile this period. Fortunately for them, though, it turned into one of the most accessed search engine, reason why Google came up with additional features and services that attract more and more visitors, growing its value.
Michael Dell stands next to a conveyor belt at his company’s production facility in Austin, Tex., in 1989. The 24-year-old multi-millionaire started the Dell computer company in 1984 out of his college dorm.
Founded in 1984, it was not thought of developing so quickly and among such a wide variety of countries. Its founder, Michael Dell proved a lot of courage, ambition and self-esteem when he left university to focus on his business. With a capital given by his parents, such an once-in-a-lifetime experience gave him numerous benefits and other advantages from which to choose and so, he managed to develop more and more products. Throughout time, the Dell multinational computer technology corporation gained a high rank in the international ranking, but due to the developing to its main competitor, its value decreased. Still, its name will always be remembered and never forgotten throughout time.