Founding History of Apple

Founded by Steve Wosniak, Steve Jobs, and Ronald Wayne.

Started design and development work in March 1975.

Launched its first product in March 1976.

Incorporated as Apple Computer Inc. in January 1977.

Raised $250,000 USD through a single funding round.

Started trading on the NYSE in December 1980.

Headquartered in Cupertino, USA.

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Year 1 of Apple

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Version 1 of Apple (Hardware)

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Stats of Apple (Pre-IPO)

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Full Year 1 of Apple

Y1 of Apple.pdf

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Extras of Apple

Invitation to Homebrew Computer Club meeting

Steve Jobs Interview

Early Days of Apple

Apple's Early Days


One of Apple's Biggest Myths

Oral History of Mike Markkula