Founding History of Digital Equipment Corporation

Founded by Ken Olsen and Harlan Anderson.

Incorporated as Digital Equipment Corporation in August 1957.

Launched commercially in May 1958.

Unveiled its first computer product in December 1959.

Raised $370K in two rounds of funding in May 1957 and June 1963.

Started trading in the NYSE in August 1966.

Headquartered in Maynard, USA.

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Year 1 of Digital Equipment Corporation

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Version 1 of 'Digital Laboratory Module'

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Stats of Digital Equipment Corporation (Pre-IPO)

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Full Year 1 of Digital Equipment Corporation

Y1 of DEC.pdf

AUG 1957 to JUL 1958

Extras of Digital Equipment Corporation

1957 AUG Articles of Incorporation.pdf

AUG 1957 Articles of Incorporation

1989 Interview with Ken Olsen

1992_Digital at work.pdf

1992 Digital at Work: Snapshots from the first thirty-five years

2021 JUN History of Digital Equipment Corporation