Tech Companies That Started In A Garage

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By Atharv Sharma
Published Oct 09 2021

Hindustan Times

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Huge office spaces and wealthy CEOs come to mind when we think about the tech conglomerates of our time

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What we don't realise is that these businesses weren't always so huge, and the owners had to build everything from the ground up

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Some of the world's most well-known and successful IT companies started small

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Here are a few tech giants that started their businesses in a garage

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Microsoft

Bill Gates and Paul Allen started Microsoft in their small garage in Alburquerque, New Mexico

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Amazon

Amazon was founded by Jeff Bezos, in 1994, out of his garage in his hometown, Bellevue, Washington

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Google

Larry Page and Sergey Brin rented their friend's garage which became the birthplace of the world's most renowned search engine in September 1998

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Apple

Apple was reputedly founded by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak in the garage of Jobs's childhood home in Los Altos

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Hewlett-Packard

Bill Hewlett and David Packard launched HP in Packard's garage in Palo Alto more than 80 years ago

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Dell

In 1964, Michael S. Dell started designing custom computers out of his garage. Dell now has a net worth of over $50 billion

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