Entrepreneurs are born on the edge of innovations or for doctoring existing issue in the most unique way. Today almost every successful international firm has been started out of founder's own necessity from minimal resources. Over the years, entrepreneurs have created an exclusive brand image of their firm in global market.
We are all aware of the zero-to-hero stories behind Amazon, Google, Facebook, Apple and Microsoft. So let's get to know founding history of few more famous firms. Dating back to those launching stories that emerged beyond boundaries are:
Launched in 2003, WordPress is an open source CMS (content management system). Hugely used for blogging purposes, WordPress supports media galleries and online stores. The co-founders Matt and Mike found WordPress when the existing blogging software b2/cafelog was discontinued by their developers. Being ardent users of b2/cafelog they both decided to build new blogging software over the b2/cafelog base. They have grown massively with varied services and users.
The Marriott International Inc. is a diversified firm in managing hotel and franchising lodging facilities worldwide. Marriott remains as one of the largest hotel chains in the world with 30 brands and 7000+ properties in 130 countries. J.Williard obtained the idea of restaurant business in 1927 when he witnessed people getting exhausted in summer. Thus along with his wife he opened just 9-stool root-beer stand in Washington D.C. That led to Hot Shoppes Inc. launch in 1953 and renamed as Marriott Corporation in 1967. Eventually by 1993, Marriott International was born at the split of parent organization.
Pinterest is structured to enable discovery of image information using World Wide Web and also provide you with relevant images. It is a social media web page with mobile application options too. Launched in the year 2010, Pinterest has ever since been on the uphill road. Ben Silbermann, Paul Sciarra and Evan Sharp co-founded this company to create a platform for users to share their 'catalogue of ideas' and pin their personal interests. According to recent technology surveys Pinterest has surpassed Facebook and Gmail for sharing images. Pinterest became one of the highest traffic experiencing platforms by 2019.
Facing tough beginnings have paved the path to build a prosperous empire. No idea is silly or impossible to be real when put forth with hard work and endurance.