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Dell History: Year 1

Who was the founder of Dell?

Dell was founded by Michael Dell.

When was Dell incorporated?

Dell registered the name PC's Limited in January 1984 and incorporated as Dell Computer Corporation in May 1984.

When did design and development efforts start at Dell?

Dell started design and development efforts in January 1984.

How much venture capital did Dell raise?

Dell raised $21 million USD in a single round of funding.

When did Dell go public?

Dell started trading on the NYSE in June 1988.

Where was Dell headquartered?

Dell was/is headquartered in Round Rock, USA.

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What happened during the year 1 of Dell?


Month 1

Month 2

Month 3

Month 4

Month 5

Month 6

Month 7

Month 8

Month 9

Month 10

Month 11

Month 12

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

JUL 1995

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

1984 to 1987


What were some of the extra materials about Dell?

A Conversation with Michael Dell

Michael Dell

What happened to Dell?