Nintendo was founded on September 23, 1889 by Fusajiro Yamauchi. It started as a small company doing things such as a cab company and hotels. Eventually (1970’s) Nintendo developed into a video game company, becoming one of the most influential in the industry
In 2007, Nintendo ranked 10 th on the list of largest software companies in the world and as of 2008 Nintendo has sold over 470 million hardware units and 2.7 billion software units.
The main branch (starting building) of Nintendo is located in Kyoto, Japan. It was originally founded in 1889 but didn’t start making video games until about the 1970’s
Nintendo has roughly 3,400 employees. Who each made about 2.5 million dollars last year.
-Satoru Iwata is the 4 th president and CEO of Nintendo succeeding to the long-standing previous president of the company, Hiroshi Yamauchi in 2002. -Nintendo’s recorded record revenue was in 2007 due to the Nintendo DS and the Wii. Nintendo grew profits by 89.9%. -Nintendo’s Stock has shown a steady increase since 2005.