Category: The Best Companies To Work For

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A Short History of Mark Zuckerberg

A Short Biography On May 14th, 1984, Mark Zuckerberg was born in the small White Plains town, in New York. He was the fourth child of Karen Kempner and Edward Zuckerberg, who already had three girls. This was how all began… Currently, Mark is only 32 and his net worth by the year 2019 was estimated at $64 billion. But the fact that he is one of the youngest billionaires is the less interesting one. The cool stuff here is actually his startup story, telling how a kid became the founder and later the CEO of one of the most...

The Start Up Story Of Charles Flint And IBM

This is the amazing story of one of the biggest, oldest and most successful technology companies – IBM – International Business Machines Corporation. Its story began more than 100 years ago, It all started in the US, and since then has conquered the world. Nowadays, the head office is located in Armonk, New York, US, but the company is present in 170 countries and has around 400 000 employees. Its the corporation holding the biggest number of patents in the US and one of the most significant ones in our technological history. Building all kind of tech things, from small...

A Harley Davidson

A History Of The Harley Davidson Company

A Brief History of Harley-Davidson Harley Davidson is an iconic motorcycle manufacturer in America and most probably the most famous motorcycle manufacturer in the world. The company is based in the United States. Having been founded out of a small outhouse in 1903 by a 20-year old William S. Harley, the company has achieved massive success. William Harvey built the first powered bicycle using a small engine that had  116 cc capacity. Harley had drawn the blueprint for this engine in 1901. The first garage of this company which measured 10ft by 15ft was a courtyard shed behind their home....

What Is Viber’s Start Up Story? How Talmon Marco and Igor Magazinik Founded The Company

What Is Viber? Viber is a mobile messenger that makes it possible for you to chat, call and send files to all other users of the app, using your Internet connection. It was created by a company called Viber Media (viber.com) and today is one of the most popular applications offering a free voice over IP (VoIP) service to its users. This term may be familiar as Skype and RingCentral offer a similar service, but Viber is a bit different. It is specifically marketed for the mobile platforms and made to be extremely user-friendly. The account creation is easy and...

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A Qurios Fact About Where The ‘Cisco’ Name Derives From

The name of the company Cisco was derived from the City of San Francisco. Before, engineers used lower case for ‘cisco’ because it only came from the name of the said city.   According to John Morgridge, the first president of the company, the owners got the name and the logo while driving to Sacramento to register the company, and then they saw the Golden Gate Bridge entrapped in the sunlight. If you look at the lines in the logo of Cisco, you will notice the two towers which really resemble the Golden Gate Bridge. The logo was interpreted by...

United Parcel Service

Would You Believe It? James Casey Started UPS With Borrowed $100

United Parcel Service, or UPS as it is known by everyone today, is one of the largest messenger and courier services on the planet. Working out of the shipment and logistics industry, the company has left its mark on the world, and for over a century, it has provided cost-effective and reliable messenger services not just in America, but all over the world. It provides parcel delivery services in over 200 countries and operates its own carrier goods, airline services to ensure the very best services to its clients. The company has grown to become a giant and delivers well...

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...

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Jan Koum – From Living On Food Stamps To A Billionaire

This is one amazing story proving that anything is possible in America. This is the amazing story of Jan Koum, who yesterday closed a $19 billion deal selling WhatsApp to the social networking giant Facebook. Jan, who just a few years ago was hardly making the ends meet, became one of the richest people in the world. He is believed to have around 45% of WhatsApp, which sets his net worth to $6.8 billion. Who Jan Koum Is Jan Koum was born in a small village in Ukraine 37 years ago. Was the only child in the family. His father...

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Red Bull – The Story Of Dietrich Mateschitz and Chaleo Yoovidhya

Red Bull has been the most popular energy drink for years and this will most probably stay intact for some time ahead. Everybody from all around the world knows about this ‘wings giving’ beverage, because of the powerful and innovative branding campaigns made by the company. A company that bet everything on just one brand and just one product, and eventually hit the big jackpot. And because its story is really cool, we decided to share it here with you. How Red Bull GmbH Was Founded Like many of the greatest companies in the world, Red Bull was started really...

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How Home Depot Was Started : Arthur Blank and Bernie Marcus’ Start Up Story

Whenever you visit the Home Depot, do you ever wonder how it started? How did it rise to become a one-stop shop that has everything you could ever need for your home? It was in 1978 when Arthur Blank and Bernie Marcus established The Home Depot (HD) in Atlanta, Georgia with the help of Ken Langone and Pat Farrah. The company started with a vision of providing a store for do-it-yourself (DIY) home improvements. There were other home improvement giants in the market during that time, but Home Depot’s founders believed in their goal of becoming the best and this...