Some of the world’s most successful companies had very humble beginnings. They may have had one or two co-founders who eventually grew their business into multi-million or even multi-billion corporations. Read on to see these founding fathers of successful companies then and now.
Instagram – Kevin Systrom Then
Kevin Systrom is one of the co-founders of the social media app Instagram. He began his career at Google, working as a product marketing manager for Gmail, Google Calendar, Docs, and Spreadsheets. He later left Google and founded a company called Burbn, which was a HTML 5 check-in service. With Burbn, users could check in to locations, post pictures, make plans, and earn points for hanging out with friends.