13 Interesting business facts, startup entrepreneurs should read

by Anjali Khurana on Tuesday 12 November 2013, 6:15 PM | Category: Entrepreneurship| View: 1704 views
 
 
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13 Interesting business facts, startup entrepreneurs should read

While working on your startup, you often get stressed out and think about quiting your journey. Below is a compilation of some interesting business facts that should get you into some positive mode.

1.) 50 Percent Ownership of Domino's Pizza was once traded for a used Volkswagen Beetle

2.) Steve Jobs' annual salary was $1, just enough to keep company health benefits.

3.) The Founder of Fedex Once Saved the Company by taking its last 5000 $ and Turning it into $32000 by Gambling in Vegas

4.) The first owner of the Marlboro Company died of lung cancer.

5.) UPS was founded by two teenagers with one bicycle and $ 100 borrowed from a friend.

6.) The most productive day of the working week is Tuesday.

7.) Yahoo! was originally called 'Jerry's Guide to the World Wide Web'.

8.) Warner Chappel Music owns the copyright to the song 'Happy Birthday'. They make over $1 million in royalties every year from the commercial use of the song.

9.) The creator of the NIKE Swoosh symbol was paid only $35 for the design.

10.) Originally, Nintendo was a playing card manufacturer.

11.) It takes six months to build a Rolls Royce...and 13 hours to build a Toyota.

12.) Henry Ford produced the model T only in black because the black paint available at the time was the fastest to dry.

13.) Energy is being wasted if a toaster is left plugged in after use.

 

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