Category: Technology

The story of basecamp.com

The Start Up Story Of Basecamp And Jason Fried

Basecamp is one of the coolest companies in the world. Its headquarter is in Chicago, but everyone working there is free to live and work from anywhere else in the world. This is how, not much surprising, many of the employees of Basecamp work from home and other convenient locations. The company has an amazing startup story, it’s really interesting and completely happy to place it on this site. If you come across this Basecampers, I wish you luck and successful business. What Is Basecamp? Basecamp is an on-line project management software, used by thousands of companies and individuals from...

Dhiraj Rajaram

The Startup Story Of Mu Sigma And Dhiraj Rajaram

Whoever thought a novel idea could be transformed into a multi-million dollar business venture in less than half a decade? Well, to one Dhiraj C Rajam, that’s a possibility because it’s exactly how he started his now world-famous Mu Sigma business analytics company. To Mr. Dhiraj, becoming a businessman, let alone a successful one, was one of the last things he ever thought he would be. Prior to starting Mu Sigma in 2004, all he was interested in was to learn and innovate new things in the field of business information technology, without the knowledge that what he was cooking was...

The "Kik" .

The Kik Chat App Is Already Worth 1$ Billion

Have you heard about Kik? Probably you already use it, especially if you are a teenager. I would bet on that because this app is gaining momentum big time. Its registered users have reached about 240 million in no time and this number hasn’t stopped growing. The Canadian startup Kik Interactive, that is responsible for this new ‘unicorn’ in the mobile world, has become a $1 billion company because of the chat application. This number was determined by the 50 million investment made by Tencent for a share of Kik Interactive. The chat is used extremely by youngsters, some statistics...

The amazing story of Instagram.com - the company that made it from zero to $1 billion just in a few years.

The Story Of Instagram In Pictures

Instagram is definitely one of the greatest companies of the Internet era, and it’s story – one of the most engaging start up stories today. The company started by the two young entrepreneurs Kevin Systrom and Michel Krieger was sold to Facebook for the whooping of $1 000 000 000, just a few years after its foundation. The story of Instagram is not only a story of ‘how to start a billion dollars company and cash in’, but also it’s a story about faith, persistence and entrepreneurship. It’s really amazing and you can see it at the following set of...

Talent Trail

Talent Trail’s Story – A College Start Up By Sydney Liu and Ryan Choi

Internships can be really helpful for the start of your career or learning about a business. Where to find the best internship for you? Talen Trail might be a good place to start. This brand new college start up allows companies publish branded and focused landing pages for finding the best interns they need. The site has a large database with candidates, which are automatically filtered by work experience, skills, knowledge, culture and many other factors. This way, businesses are provided with a short list with the most suitable people for their internship. This makes the process smooth and easy...

How Ellon Musk Started In Business

Ellon Musk is one of the greatest entrepreneurs of our time, that’s for sure. His story is a great one, too. And here are some good news… You can watch it here. There is a popular saying “Sky is the limit”… On the following video, you will see how this super successful entrepreneur reached not only the sky but also space (literally). The video below is a part of the popular “Bloomberg Risk Takers” series and it will show you how Ellon got to where he is today. You will see not only the bumps and dumps he went through...

Gasbuddy shows all stations near me and their prices.

Where Is The cheapest Gas – GasBuddy Can Tell You This

Have you heard about GasBuddy? This great business idea was incorporated in Minneapolis, back in 2000, by two guys named Dustin Coupal and Jason Toews. Before launching the company, Dustin was an eye doctor and Jason worked as a computer programmer. Do you remember that around the year 2000, gas prices started to rise? This was how the two entrepreneurs came to the idea of helping people save some money regarding this. Different gas stations offered different prices and there was always a place where filling up your car tank was a sweet bargain. So, the two entrepreneurs decided to...

Produce energy while running, biking or even walking.

nPower PEG – A Business Idea That Allows You To Produce Electricity While Running

Have you thought about utilizing the energy you burn while running and using it for producing an electricity for example? Well, the guys from Tremont Electric, a small startup in Cleveland, not only have thought about this, they have made it real. Their innovative product is called nPower PEG (PEG – personal electric generator) and it is a simple and highly effective generator. It captures some of the kinetic energy your body produces and transforms it into electricity. So, if your mobile phone is low on battery, you can have a walk in the park to recharge it. Or you...

Drone Advertising

Raj Singh Invents Drone Advertising And Founds DroneCast

Today you can see ads everywhere – on the TV, on this site, on your way back home… Ads are literally everywhere, but I have never thought about this way of advertising – with drones. It’s simply genius. It’s definitely the type of ads that make a good impression and that are well remembered. Imagine that you are doing your work at the office and you see a strange flying thing inviting you to have a tasty lunch in the restaurant across the street. The drone comes exactly at lunchtime and inevitably grasps the attention even of the most dedicated worker....

The garage where HP was started.

Hewlett Packard’s History – HP Was Started In A Garage By David Packard and William Hewlett

In the beginning, a tiny garage in Palo Alto, California, where two young and determined men created unique and visionary products while instituting a style of business management that revolutionized business strategies forever. David Packard and William Hewlett graduated from Stanford in 1938, in the midst of Depression era unemployment. As Packard later reflected, “Bill and I were brought up in the Depression. We weren’t interested in the idea of making money. Our idea was if you couldn’t find a job, you’d make one for yourself.” And, so they did. Starting Up   Starting in a neighborhood garage with $538...