"In 1975, a 20-year old Bill Gates stated a bold ambition that many at the time thought naive: his fledgling startup would put a Windows computer on every desk and in every home.
Gates, and his co-founder Paul Allen, never quite realized that
ambition. They did however, grow "Micro-Soft" from a tiny, underfunded
company selling a BASIC interpreter for the Altair 8800 PC to a $22.9
billion company selling operating systems, applications and tools with
a 90% share of the microcomputer software market by the year 2000 -
25 years into Microsoft's history. Close enough..."
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