Google

Jacob Tschertan

Type of Bussiness

Google is a Public Corporation due to Investors being able to purchase shares of Google. Being a Corporation, Google has limited liability and the company has an easier time raising capital.

Google's History

Google was founded by partners Larry Page and Sergey Brin in the year of 1997. Soon after it became a Private Corporation on September 4, 1998. Google rapidly gained popularity and became a Public Corporation on August 19, 2004.

Facts about Google

  • Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful.
  • Launched Gmail on April Fool's Day in 2004.
  • Their Initial Public Offering consisted of 19,605,052 shares.