Here is another look at some original names of companies that you use their goods and services everyday. Before they were known worldwide, some companies needed an upgrade.
Dell Computer – PC’s Limited – Michael Dell started the company in his Texas dorm room in 1984, by 1986, the company built the fastest computer on the market.
Instagram – Burbn
LG – Lucky and GoldStar Co., Ltd. – The Korean business debuted as Lucky and sold cosmetics and plastics, and it later started GoldStar, which made electronics.
Target – Goodfellow’s Dry Goods –
Electronic Arts – Amazin’ Software – In February 1982, Trip Hawkins arranged a meeting with Don Valentine of Sequoia Capital to discuss financing his new venture, Amazin’ Software. Valentine encouraged Hawkins to leave Apple, where Hawkins served as Director of Product Marketing, and allowed Hawkins use of Sequoia Capital’s spare office space to start the company. On May 27, 1982, Trip Hawkins incorporated and established the company with a personal investment of an estimated
Nike – Blue Ribbon Sports – The company was founded on January 25, 1964, as Blue Ribbon Sports, by Bill Bowerman and Phil Knight, and officially became Nike, Inc. on May 30, 1971. The company takes its name from Nike, the Greek goddess of victory.