Top Companies Started During a Recession

by admin 26. September 2011 06:14

The economy is barely growing right now, however owning a business is still a dream shared by a lot of people. Is a recession actually a good time to launch a company? From General Electric to Microsoft, some of the biggest names in business were started during tough times. 

Here's a look at some of the more well-known survival stories from past recessions: 

·         General Electric: 1890

·         IBM: 1896

·         General Motors: 1908

·         Disney: 1923

·         Tollhouse Cookies: 1933

·         Burger King: 1953

·         Microsoft: 1975

·         CNN: 1980

·         Apple: 2001

source: http://smallbusiness.aol.com/2010/05/10/top-companies-started-during-a-recession/ 

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