13 inspiring stories of successful businesses that started in garages
There were times when the Microsoft team consisted of only three employees, including the co-founders Bill Gates and Paul Allen. Today more than 120,000 people work for the famous multinational company. Bill Gates topped the US wealth list and has been named the world’s richest person by Forbes several times.
Yvon Chouinard has been crazy about climbing since he was 14. His family couldn’t afford the necessary equipment, so the boy turned his parents’ garage into a blacksmith shop where he began to make his own equipment, such as reusable pitons. Forty years later, his company, named Patagonia, still produces high-quality equipment for customers from all over the world.