The garage that made me: Jeff Bezos programmed the first version of the Amazon website from his garage in Washington. Photos: AP; The Washington Post
The garage that made me: Jeff Bezos programmed the first version of the Amazon website from his garage in Washington. Photos: AP; The Washington Post

Facebook, Amazon and 12 more companies born in a garage, basement or humble home: from billion-dollar tech brands Apple and Microsoft to Walt Disney, Harley-Davidson and Sara Blakely’s Spanx

  • From bedrooms to sheds, a surprising number of the world’s most successful companies started in the humblest of places
  • Bill Gates developed Microsoft from his garage, Mark Zuckerberg tested Facebook from his dorm and Under Armour began in a basement

The garage that made me: Jeff Bezos programmed the first version of the Amazon website from his garage in Washington. Photos: AP; The Washington Post
The garage that made me: Jeff Bezos programmed the first version of the Amazon website from his garage in Washington. Photos: AP; The Washington Post
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