Minggu, 15 November 2009


Many who complain, that to open a business has no chance. This is a classic complaint that we can not hear anymore. In fact to start a business we can do a variety of ways, one with the education we have.

Jerry Yang and David Filo, Yahoo founders started the business by using his education. They are students at Stanford University. Yahoo starts from the back of this parking lot is now growing rapidly. Jerry Yang and David Filo started the business from small and simple things. Jerry Yang Yahoo illustrates that the discovery is "an accident" when he and Filo finish his thesis. Yang and Filo started Yahoo as they are sitting on the bench college, before they finish college. They started doing business with a website listing some of their favorite and write some software that allows a website to get other web sites that will be placed on the so-called web portals. At the time established in 1994, called Terry's Guide To The World Wide Web. When they learned that their sites are visited by people from 90 countries, spontaneously say "Yahoo" and ultimately that's the word used to name their company. In 1999, Yahoo reached star status. Net income quadrupled in the fourth quarter of 57.6 million dollars, while revenues jumped from 91 million to $ 201 million dollars. Now Yahoo is the best portal in 2002.

Kiichiro Toyoda is the son of the founder of Toyoda Spinning & Weaving Co., which moves in the field of automatic loom. After completing his engineering studies, he decided to start a business by transforming the company into the production car and change the company name from Toyoda to Toyota in 1936. Kiichiro Toyoda became President of the Toyota company until 1950. The first car produced was then Model AA Model Crown. Offices in foreign countries first established in Taiwan and then Saudi Arabia. The program the company began producing forklift trucks (tub / trailer), which makes the company the number one in the world in this market. These trucks entering the U.S. market in 1958 and the British market in 1965. Model Crown but failed to enter the U.S., because the car is designed for the Japanese market, are not designed for walking in the American highway. Finally Toyota Corolla in 1968 and achieve success so that it can shift the Volkswagen as the number one imported car in America. Even through the heart of the city took the Americans with General Motors to make Toyota cars in America. Camry is the most successful car sales in the United States in 1997. Toyota is now extended to other areas of business, namely financial services, telecommunications, housing, machinery navy, recreational boats, parts distribution and aviation services. Toyota is now number three car maker in the world after General Motors and Ford. Toyota has sold 5 million vehicles per year.

M. Suyanto

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