Million Stories

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These are the unexpected stories of the birth of big name companies that have shaped our lives but often times started out as a completely different company or product.

Groupon: A First-Time Founder’s Formula for Success
“Hey, why don’t you drop out of school and I’ll give you a million bucks to come and start this thing.” I...
“Hey, why don’t you drop out of school and I’ll give you a ...
Shopify: The Evolution of an E-commerce Giant
It started in 2004 when a couple of guys, Tobias Lütke and Scott Lake, tired of their jobs, launched Snow...
It started in 2004 when a couple of guys, Tobias Lütke and ...
Creating the World’s Most-Used Website
How was the most used website in the world created? YouTube didn’t start as a streaming platform. It was ...
How was the most used website in the world created? YouTube...
Make It Work: Trailer
From YouTube to Twitter and Slack to Shopify, here are the surprising stories of the birth of big name co...
From YouTube to Twitter and Slack to Shopify, here are the ...