“Try to come up with business ideas related to IT if you have planned to be an entrepreneur” a business educator was uttering this piece of advice in a seminar. The insight he was informing for the future business magnate has already been realized years ago by the founders of the companies, Apple, Samsung, Foxconn, Amazon.com, HP and alike. These founders ruled the tech world as IT lords of the era.
|Apple Inc.||Mobile Devices, Personal Computing Software||USA||1st April 1976|
|Samsung Electronics||Mobile Devices, Semiconductor, Electronics||South Korea||13th January 1969|
|Foxconn||OEM Component Manufacturing||Taiwan||20th February 1974|
|Amazon.com||Internet Retailer, Cloud Computing, App Hosting||USA||5th July 1994|
|HP Inc. +HPE||PC, Printers, Enterprise Solutions||USA||1st November 2015|
Books showed light to Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon.com. The superhero entrepreneur Bezos made his Amazon big real fast. Amazon is the largest online retailer in the world where you can buy anything you want from a DVD to a military tank. Amazon.com started its business as an online bookstore. However, under the leadership of boisterous and audacious Bezos, Amazon’s revenue is now US$ 107 billion.
Foxconn is the largest electronic contract manufacturing company working globally founded by Terry Gou. By dint of its revenue this Taiwanese company; Foxconn is the 3rd largest information technology company. Astonishingly, the PlayStation orXbox One you use to play games are both manufactured by Foxconn. Additionally,Apple’siPad and Amazon’s Kindle are also made by Foxconn. Interestingly, this company makes most of the smartphones we all use, includingBlackberry and iPhone as well. Foxconn’s revenue as calculated in 2014 is US$132.54 billion.
Samsung is a multinational conglomerate company that was initially established as a trading company. Whereas Samsung electronics is a subsidiary industry belonging to Samsung. It has a wide range of businesses. This giant company seems to be the jack of everything that it builds big buildings like theBurjKhalifa, while it is crafting the world’s most sold smartphones.Samsung’s revenue is US$ 305 billion (2014).
HP Inc. +HPE
HP Inc. +HPE are two companies working as one. These two companies’ predecessor is Hewlett- Packard which is mostly known as “hp.” HP Inc. focuses on manufacturing computers and printers like HP while HPE works on financial services, servers, software, consulting and support, networking and services. This American company’s revenue is US$ 103.3 billion. However, the predecessor Hp’s business was started in a garage in 1939 by David Packard and William Redington Hewlett.
Apple has a hair-splitting revenue of US$ 233.7 billion. First place of the global ranking of the best companies has been occupied by this lord for quite a long time. The reason behind such huge success is Apple makes revolutionary products to give the consumers a real smart and unique experience. Founder of Apple, Steve Jobs is still revered by the tech experts across the globe. Without knowing the traditional tech literature, he single-handedly contributed immensely to bring this company to this stage.