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This company started with the sale of 50 of Steve Wozniak's computers from a Cupertino, CA garage in 1976.Apple
Jeff Bezos started this company as an online bookstore from his Bellevue, Washington garage in 1994.Amazon
This company started in 1923 when Walt and Roy moved into uncle Robert's Los Angeles garage.Disney
William and his friend Arthur started this motorcycle business in a 10x15' shed in Milwaukee, WI in 1901.Harley Davidson
Mark Zuckerberg founded this king of social networking sites from his Harvard dorm room in 2004.Facebook
Larry Page and Sergey Brin started this search engine in 1998 in Susan Wojcicki's Menlo Park, CA garage.Google
Pierre Omidyar wrote the code for this website in his Silicon Valley home in 1995 and then immediately used it to sell a broken laser pointer.eBay
Phil Knight and Bill Bowerman started their swooshy Blue Ribbon Sports company from the trunk of Knight's Plymouth Valiant in Eugene, OR in 1964.Nike
Michael didn't have a house, so he started this computer company in his Austin, Texas dorm room in 1984.Dell
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Craig Newmark didn't have a garage so he started this online classifieds business in his San Francisco home in 1995.Craigslist
Bill and Dave founded this company- now known for computers and printers- with the sale of eight oscillators to Walt Disney from their Palo Alto, CA garage in 1939.Hewlett-Packard
Harold Matson and Elliot Handler started a framing business in a California garage in 1945. They made doll houses from scraps and that turned into the world's largest toy company.Mattel
James, a UK engineer, wasn't very happy with how badly his home cleaning device sucked, so he started this company in his Wiltshire garage.Dyson
This electric car business, named for an electricity pioneer and most connected with Elon Musk, started in the Palo Alto garage of CTO JB Straubel in 2003.Tesla Motors
Michael Kittredge melted candles in his South Hadley, MA garage in 1969 to start what is now the largest scented candle company in the U.S.Yankee Candle Company
John Mackey and Rene Lawson got kicked out of their apartment for using its storage facility to house the stock for this 1978 natural food start-up in Austin, TX.Whole Foods
Anthony Colin Bruce Chapman started this car company in a stable behind the Railway Hotel in London in 1948, His initials can still be seen in the logo.Lotus
Tony Maglica was a recent Croatian immigrant when he started this precision parts business in a Los Angeles garage in 1955. How illuminating!Maglite
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