Successful Businesses That Started In College
Some guys spend their college days chasing women and drinking suds.......
Other guys spend their college days starting companies and becoming billionaires.
According to TheCampusSocialite.com, here's a rundown of some successful businesses that were started in college:
Google -- Sergey Brin and Larry Page were at Stanford University when they first started a search engine called "Back Rub" around 1996.
Facebook -- Mark Zuckerberg created Facebook while in his dorm room at Harvard in 2004. He is now the world's youngest billionaire.
Time magazine -- Time was created by two seniors at Yale in 1923.
Microsoft -- Bill Gates dropped out of Harvard to pursue the business plans for Microsoft.
FedEx -- Frederick W. Smith wrote the business plan for FedEx while in grad school in the 1970s. Legend has it, Smith received a "C" grade for the paper.
Dell Computers -- Michael Dell began his company at the University of Texas with only $1,000. He dropped out of college after the company took off quickly.