Tag Archives: Business Value

The History of Siemens

Siemens was started by Werner von Siemens and Johann Georg Halske¬†on Oct 12, 1847. The company’s original name was

Siemens & Halske. They started off in the area of using needles to point to letters. The company diversified itself and kept expanding. Read the History of Siemens, here. Click the link.

The History of Visa…….

So apparently…Visa..actually got started by Bank Of America…as a debit card…that went out to several households in Fresno, California, in the 50’s. But did you know that the program was an initial flop….the person who was pushing the program the most had to resign…..but they just modified the program…and kept on going…….Read the History of Visa…..Here.

The History of Amazon.com

Amazon.com was started by Jeff Bezos, after going public he told investors that the company wouldn’t see a product for the first 5 years…this kept many skeptical investors from investing in the company. But this didn’t stop Amazon’s growth….read more about the History of Amazon.com Click the link.

The History of Hewlett-Packard

Wow, didn’t know this. So Hewlett-Packard got started in a garage in the (what is now Silicon Valley) Great Depression………..the two founders Hewlett and Packard flipped a coin over what the company name was going to be called…..Packard-Hewlett or Hewlett-Packard……well enjoy. History of Hewlett-Packard