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History of google

  1. 1. H i s t o r y o f G o o g l e
  2. 2. In the beginning… <ul><ul><li>January 1996, Google is founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Research project while at Stanford University </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Used technology PageRank to create a more efficient search engine . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>They believed that a system could analyze the relationship between a website and a searched item. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The first product was called BackRub, and appeared on the Stanford University website . </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><ul><li>In 1998 Google started to gain popularity. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The first funding of Google was $100,000 from Andy Bectolsheim. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google became a public company in 2004 selling shares of $85 per share. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Growth <ul><ul><li>In 1999 Google had 1 office located in California. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>By 2003 they expanded to having 3 offices </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Began to make income from pay-per-click advertisements. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Acquisitions and Partnerships <ul><ul><li>In 2001 Google began acquiring many small businesses. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A few of the top acquired companies by Google are Keyhole inc. (Google Earth), YouTube, and Grand Central (Google Voice). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>They also partnered with NASA Ames Research Center, AOL, Microsoft, and Myspace. </li></ul></ul>

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