Microsoft is a leading software and hardware company known for its products such as Windows Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), XBox and WindowsPhone. Microsoft even has its own venture capital fund and accelarator.
After leaving Microsoft, Bill with his wife Melinda is active in helping the poor and the ill with their Bill & Melinda Gates foundation.
Startup quotes from Bill Gates
#1: “BE NICE TO GEEKS, YOU‘LL PROBABLY END UP WORKING FOR ONE.”
#2: “YOUR MOST UNHAPPY CUSTOMERS ARE YOUR GREATEST SOURCE OF LEARNING”
#3: “MOST PEOPLE OVERESTIMATE WHAT THEY CAN DO IN ONE YEAR AND UNDERESTIMATEWHAT THEY CAN DO IN TEN YEARS”
#4: “IT‘S FINE TO CELEBRATE SUCCESS, BUT IT IS MORE IMPORTANT TO HEED THE LESSONS OF FAILURE“