Top 12 Tech Companies Social Transformers

In the last one century the financial value of giant tech companies has been competing to reach new heights beyond the Himalayas. Every company is constantly delivering new products to the consumers with new innovations. The situation is such that this year’s product is going to become obsolete next year.

Ten years ago, all of these huge, fast-growing corporations competed to improve technology for the benefit of the people. They were heroes in the eyes of the people. Nowadays, the technology-based products of these companies have become so integrated into our daily lives – something we never even imagined.

The success of these companies in marketing their products has helped the investors to become incredibly rich.

1. Apple

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Interestingly Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was fired from the company in 1985. Jobs was 30 at the time.

Brief information about Apple

Apple was founded in April 1986 by Steve Jobs, Steele Wozniak and Ronald Wayne.
CEO: Tim Cook
Total Employees: 123,000
Headquarters: Cupertino, California (Cupertino, CA)
Market capitalization: One trillion dollars
Growth in last 10 years: 70%
There’s no need to reintroduce Apple to readers  watching the 2015 Globe-winning film Steve Jobs gives you an idea of ​​the ups and downs of this time honored giant tech company. The company started its journey in the seventies with the help of its three founders. Their first successful commercial product was the Personal Computer (PC).

The next to be added to their list of products was the iPhone. It’s a mobile phone whose business success has earned Apple the trillion-dollar company’s title.

 

2. Amazon

 

Amazon
An interesting fact about Amazon. Its official website address is amazon.com. However, the company fixed its domain name cadabra.com. However when it was found that Amazon lawyers themselves had heard their extended domain name cadaver.com the decision was changed to amazon.com.

Brief information about Amazon

Founder: Jeff Bezos, July 5, 1994
Total Employees: 56,000
Headquarters: Seattle, W.A. (Seattle, WA)
Market capitalization: বিল 600 billion
Growth in last 10 years: 2020%

 

3. Facebook

Facebook
There is also an interesting story about the rise of Facebook. Within a month of the day Facebook was launched, more than half of Harvard University students created their profiles on this social media.

Brief information about Facebook

Facebook began its journey on February 4, 2004 with Mark Zuckerberg, Eduardo Savarin, Andrew McCallum, and Dustin Moscovisand Chris Hughes.
CEO: Mark Zuckerberg
Product: Social Network
Total Employees: 25,105
Headquarters: Menlo Park, California (Menlo Park, CA)
Market capitalization: ২ 520 billion
Growth in last 10 years: 463%

 

4. Alphabet

Although the two founders of the company graduated from Stanford they have been running a search project called BACKRUB on the university’s servers for more than a year.

Brief information about the alphabet

 

Founders: Larry Page and Sergey Brin (October 2, 2015)
CEO: Larry Page
Product: Multinational company
Total Employees: 72,053
Headquarters: Mountain View, California
Market capitalization: ২ 74.2 billion
Growth in last 10 years: 411%
The two founders of Google eventually formed Alphabet Inc. and split its affiliates into smaller parts to reduce management pressure on the parent company, Google. Many small companies were run under Google. If the parent company thought it would incorporate one of the smaller companies. This type of mass-based restructuring is rare in corporate history.

 

5. Microsoft

Interestingly Microsoft’s shares (NASDAQ MSFT) were split nine times before it was listed on the US stock market (NASDAQ).

Brief information about Microsoft

CEO: Satya Nadale
Products: Software, Consumer Electric Products, Personal Computers & Services
Founders: Bill Gates and Paul Allen (April 4, 1985)
Total Employees: 124,000
Headquarters: Redmond, Washington
Market capitalization: 624.2 billion
Growth in last 10 years: 231%
Microsoft was founded in Albuquerque, New Mexico in the mid-1970s. 10 years have passed since the establishment of the stock market for profit; Initially, he was able to invest 61 million, which helped Bill Gates to make a huge fortune.

So far in the history of the world Microsoft is considered as a reliable tech organization. Many of Microsoft’s software are being used by countless people worldwide.

 

6. Twitter

You know, the popular social network Twitter had another name. Yes. It was known as Friendstalker.

Brief information about Twitter

CEO: Jack Dorsey
Product: Social Media
Founders: Jack Dorsey, Noah Glass, Biz Stone and Evan William (March 21, 2006)
Total Employees: 3,563
Headquarters: San Francisco, California
Market capitalization: 24.15 billion
Growth in last 10 years: -17%

It’s not too long ago when US President Donald Trump’s tweets exploded like bombs all over the world. He has already announced his presence on Twitter. Momentary thoughts are spread worldwide through followers after expressing them in a few words, which is increasing the popularity of tweeters and spreading them by sharing them on other social media. Although the last few years have seen a decline in popularity on Twitter; But in recent times, there has been a resurgence in its popularity.

 

7. Alibaba

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Did you know that Jack Ma the founder of Alibaba, was admitted to a university for 5 years to learn English, where he also earned  12 to  15 per month.

Brief information about Alibaba

CEO: Daniel Zhang
Products: e-commerce, internet, artificial intelligence and technology
Founders: Jack Ma and Penn Lee, April 4, 1999
Total Employees: 50,092
Headquarters: Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
Market capitalization: 498 billion and growing
Annual Growth: 72%
Growth in last 10 years: 108%

Alibaba has been dubbed the Amazon of China in fact more than that. Alibaba embarked on the journey with the most initial public valuation in the history of the U.S. stock market; Which amounted to 21.6 billion dollars. Jack Ma the founder of Alibaba, is one of the richest people in the world and one of the most influential people in China.

 

8. Netflix

One of the interesting facts about Netflix is ​​that even a person in the workplace like a call center here gets a minimum salary of ৮ 18 per hour.

Brief information about Netflix

CEO: Reed Hasting
Product: Streaming Entertainment / Production
Founders: Reed Hastings and Mark Randolph, August 29, 1998
Total Employees: 5,400
Headquarters: Los Gatos, California, USA
Market capitalization: ৪ 124.1 billion
Annual Growth: 104%
Growth in last 10 years: 6259%

Netflix initially started with DVD-mail-service delivery to customers; Which gradually became the unrivaled company of film and TV based online streaming service services all over the world. Netflix has changed the way people think about entertainment services. The situation is such that the most popular movie and television shows are being made and shown on the Netflix platform.

 

9. Paypal

Interestingly in 1999 PayPal was included in the list of the top 10 most disgusting business ideas.

Brief information about PayPal

CEO: Daniel Schulman
Product: Online payment
Founders: Ken Howari, Luke Nosek, Max Levchin, Peter Theel and Elon Musk, December, 1997
Total Employees: 18,100
Headquarters: San Jose, California
Market capitalization: 95.6 billion
Annual Growth: 69%
Growth in last 10 years: 129%

PayPal was listed on the US Stock Exchange in 2002. They completed this task in just 4 years of travel. And what a fortune! PayPal has caught the eye of the famous ecommerce site eBay. At that time it was called Quinfinity. After that Elon Musk merged with X.com in 2000. After that you don’t have to look back. PayPal is now known by one name. It is now the name of the largest ecommerce site in the world. PayPal’s logo continues to be proudly carried on thousands of online products around the world.

 

10. Tesla

Surprising information about Tesla is that when its founder Elon Musk founded the company he had an investment of 60 million US dollars.

 

Brief information about Tesla

CEO: Elon Musk
Products: car and energy storage
Founders: Martin Eberhard, Mark Turping, Ian Wright, Elon Musk and Stroubel, July 1, 2003
Total Employees: 33,000
Headquarters: Palo Alto, California
Market capitalization: 59.5 billion
Annual Growth: 40%
Growth in last 10 years: 1626%

Tesla has a worldwide reputation for research into new innovative technologies and renewable energy. Its electric cars have received a good response in developing countries. Tesla’s electric cars were marketed in 2005 and 2006, with the S model being the best selling car. Demand for this specialty has grown significantly as a result of recent corporate scandals. And Tesla’s products are as famous as the company’s super-celebrity CEO and founder.

 

11. Samsung

You will be surprised to hear that Samsung is the name of the company that built the world’s largest building Burj Khalifa.

Brief information about Samsung

CEO: Kwon Oh Hyun
Products: Miscellaneous products ranging from electronic
Founder: Lee Byung-chul, March 1, 1936
Total Employees: 4,69,000
Headquarters: Seoul, South Korea
Market capitalization: ৮ 265.6 billion
Annual Growth: 23%
Growth in last 10 years: 260%

Samsung is the largest South Korean business group and one of the largest and most successful technology companies of all time. The company started as a trading company and has worked in many sectors for 60 years since entering the electronics state. It is currently one of the leading global manufacturers of televisions, smartphones home appliances and many other popular devices.

 

12. Salesforce

The Salesforce Company launched the first online store in the United States Even before Apple. They also registered their name 3 years ago with the world famous company iTunes.

Brief information about salesforce

CEO: Marc Benioff
Product: Cloud Computing
Founders: Mark Benioff and Parker Harris
Total Employees: 25,17
Headquarters: San Francisco, California
Market capitalization: 63 billion
Annual Growth: 43%
Growth in last 10 years: 804%

Salesforce is one of the largest cloud computing companies in the world. In fact Salesforce has become the first cloud computing company to pocket  10 billion a year since the first half of 2017. The company has seen a resurgence since it was listed on the US Stock Exchange in 2004. It was funded by Nancy Pelosi a minority leader in the US House of Representatives.

 

13. LinkedIn

Did you know that if you add an interesting image to your profile on LinkedIn you are 11 times more likely to hit your profile?

Brief information about LinkedIn

CEO: Jeff Weiner
Product: Professional social network
Founders: Reed Hoffman, Ellen Blue, Constantine Guericke, Eric Lai and Jane-Luke Violent,
Total Employees: 25,17
Headquarters: San Francisco, California
Market capitalization: 63 billion
Annual Growth: 43%
Growth in last 10 years: 804%

If you have applied for a job online in the last 10 years you must have known LinkedIn by now. It is a social networking platform for professionals. For professionals it is a free-to-use platform with 500 million user profiles in 200 countries. The platform is built in such a way that a professional can find his desired job through a very well-designed profile.

In 2016, another US software giant Microsoft acquired LinkedIn for ৬ 26.4 billion.

 

14. Uber

Interesting information about Uber is that at one time in the city of Anez in the United States live cats were sold to its passengers on a 15-minute time-slot basis.

Brief information about Uber

Chief Executive Officer: Dara Khosroshahi
Product: Peer-to-peer ride sharing platform
Founders: Travis Kalanik and Garrett Camp, March, 2009
Total Employees: 12,000
Headquarters: San Francisco, California
Market capitalization: বিল 69 billion

Until two years after Uber was launched, it was called UberCab  but now the name Uber is well known to the world. Cities around the world have become dependent on Uber’s peer-to-peer ride sharing service. And by joining this service, millions of people are able to earn the money they need for their livelihood. It is expected that Uber will be registered in the US capital market in 2019.

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