These Great Innovators Started From A Garage And Became Some Of The Biggest Names In Business

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7:00 am 20 Jun, 2014

Great men and women are usually not born in a castle. Great men and women often struggle their way up to the pinnacle of success. Many great innovators started with humble beginnings and rose to the top of their fields. Some of them became the biggest names in business world, eventually dominating the entire spectrum. The innovations of these great innovators have made our lives easy; so easy that we have almost forgotten the struggle the innovators themselves underwent.

Apple

AppleSource: onelifesuccess.net

Founders: Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak

Year of foundation: 1976

 

Disney

DisneySource: hiddenlosangeles.com

Founders: Walt and Roy Disney

Year of foundation: 1923

 

Google

GoogleSource: rack.2.mshcdn.com

Founders: Larry Page and Sergey Brin

Year of foundation: 1998

 

Harley Davidson

Harley DavidsonSource: totalmotorcycle.com

Founders: William S. Harley

Year of foundation: 1901

 

Hewlett-Packard

Hewlett-PackardSource: hparchive.com

Founders: Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard

Year of foundation: 1939

 

Lotus Cars

Lotus CarsSource: forums.autosport.com

Founders: Anthony Colin Bruce Chapman

Year of foundation: 1984

 

Mattel


MattelSource: oursouthbay.com

Founders: Ruth and Elliot Handler

Year of foundation: 1945

 

Microsoft

MicrosoftSource: raszl.com

Founders: Bill Gates and Paul Allen

Year of foundation: 1975

 

Nike

NikeSource: greene.k12.ia.us

Founders: Philip Knight and Bill Bowerman

Year of foundation: 1964

 

Patagonia Clothing

Patagonia ClothingSource: huckmagazine.com

Founders: Yvon Chouinard

Year of foundation: 1953

 

Yankee Candle

Yankee CandleSource: businesswest.com

Founders: Michael Kittredge

Year of foundation: 1969

 

Amazon

AmazonSource: washingtonpost.com

Founders: Jeff Bezos

Year of foundation: 1994

 

Title and intro by: Manas Sen Gupta

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