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10 World Class Companies That Started Their Business In A Garage



Rome wasn’t built in a day” is a famous saying. And same goes for a world class company. Every big business starts with nothing. No matter how much money is invested, if there is no dedication one can never succeed in life. For a successful business one needs dedication, innovative idea, and hard work.
Here we have compiled the inspiring stories of world class companies. They started with nothing and now they have almost everything. These companies started their journey from a garage and now as we all know they have multi-storeyed offices all across the world.
Disney
The first animated movie from Disney was filmed in Walt Disney’s uncle owned garage. And today it is no hidden fact that Disney is the highest grossing media of the world. Besides that, it owns its own theme parts as well.
Amazon
Amazon is the world’s largest online retail. But very few knew that Jeff Bezos who is the founder of Amazon has his own online bookstore in 1994. The headquarter of the online bookstore was in a garage.
Apple
Steve Jobs assembled his first computer himself in a garage which was owned by Jobs’ family. Today Apple is world’s most valuable company.
Google
Today we cannot imagine our life without the most used search engine ‘Google’. Whenever we need some help either related to work or for our own personal stuff, Google comes to rescue us. All thanks to Stanford graduates who came up with it as a result of their research project.
Harley Davidson
William S. Harley and his childhood friend Arthur Davidson came up with the world’s most iconic bike ever. Harley Davidson is a result of the Young enthusiasts’ attempt to attach an engine to an ordinary bicycle. This is how they came up with their first bike.
 Microsoft
Microsoft’s founder Bill Gates has been named as the world’s richest person by Forbes. However, the multinational companies which recently has more than 1,20,000 people working under them started with only 3 people including Bill Gates.
Patagonia
Patagonia is a world-class company that produces high-quality equipment for its products. However, the company started with Yvon Chouinard’s passion for climbing. Since childhood, he has a thing for climbing. As his parents couldn’t afford the equipment, he turned his parent’s garage into a blacksmith’s shop where he produced his own equipment.
Yankee Candle
Michael Kittredge made his first scented candles from crayons to gift them to his parents. The neighbors liked the scented candles so much that they offered him to buy the candles. Today the company sells the scented in more than 50 candles.
Lotus Cars
Lotus cars were founded by Colin Chapman and Colin Dare. The founders made them in their parents’ garage. Till today the Lotus team has won the Formula One championship for seven times.
Nike
Bill Bowerman was a coach who wanted to enhance his student’s performance. He tried many ways to improve their performance by making changes in their shoes. However, he didn’t get successful. His student Phil Knight completed his Mba from Stanford and wrote an assignment suggesting the improvements in the shoes. Both of them worked together and co-founded  Blue Ribbon Sports which was later known as Nike.

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