Apple’s iPhones are perhaps America’s most recognizable export to the world. They’re ubiquitous from New York to New Zealand, and carry the message of Apple’s ingenuity far and wide. Apple has also built a cult following for itself, with its minimalistic ads, its keynotes, and the legend of Steve Jobs. But while Apple might be headquartered in California, these phones are manufactured an entire world away — in distant China. NYU grad student Dejian Zeng wanted to find out…
U.S lawmakers can argue about the effect of immigration on their country’s economic change, but one cannot overlook the contribution of these foreign-born leadership in entrepreneurship and innovation.
A new study from the National Foundation for American Policy reveals that US immigrants started more than half of the current US-based startups valued at $1 billion and more. These 44 companies, the study says, are collectively valued at $168 billion and create an average of roughly 760 jobs per company in the U.S. The study also estimates that immigrants make up over 70% of key management or product development positions at these companies, WSJ reports.
Let’s have a look at the top 10 most renowned companies founded by immigrants.
fter Google, Amazon and Uber, Apple has become the latest multinational company to open an office in Hyderabad. The office will will focus on developing Maps for iPhones, iPads, Mac and Apple Watch.
Apple has announced the establishment of a Design and Development Accelerator in Bengaluru, the heart of India’s startups to coincide with the visit of its CEO Tim Cook to India.
The most valuable company in the world has had an incredible few years. It’s broken records year quarter after quarter, and its earnings and stock price have soared. But this quarter was different.
There’s been a major shift in the world of technology. Apple, which has been been the most valuable company in the world since 2010, has been dethroned. Alphabet smashed Wall Street estimates in its earning calls today, following which its stock rose 9% and was trading at a high of $770. That translates into a market capitalization of $570 billion, eclipsing Apple’s current market cap of about $535 billion.
A startup founder has bought 3 of Steve Jobs’ business cards for an astonishing $10,500 – all to create buzz for his product.