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Apple History: Year 1

Who are the founders of Apple?

Apple was founded by Steve Wosniak, Steve Jobs, and Ronald Wayne.

When did design and development efforts start at Apple?

Apple started design and development efforts in March 1975.

When did Apple launch commercially?

Apple launched its first product in March 1976.

When was Apple incorporated?

Apple incorporated as Apple Computer Inc. in January 1977.

How much venture capital did Apple raise?

Apple raised $250,000 USD through a single funding round.

When did Apple go public?

Apple started trading on the NYSE in December 1980.

Where was Apple headquartered?

Apple was/is headquartered in Cupertino, USA.

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What happened during the year 1 of Apple?

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What was the version 1 of Apple's first product like?

MAR 1976

What are some of the pre-IPO stats for Apple?

1975 to 1978

1979 to 1980

What were some of the extra materials about Apple?

1975 FEB Invitation to Homebrew Computer Club meeting

1981 FEB Steve Jobs interview

1997 DEC Steve Jobs Interview

2011 NOV Apple's Early Days

2012 MAY Oral History of Mike Markkula

2014 SEP Steve Wozniak: Why He Built His First Computer

2014 DEC One of Apple's Biggest Myths