Monday, 8 June 2009

Biggest Mistakes in Business

Apple co-founded Steve Wozniak was an engineer at HP, and he gave it the first shot at his microcomputer idea. They said no. Source: Dan & Chip Heath in Fast Company

Dyson approached all the major vacuum cleaner manufacturers to license his technology, but they turned him down. Hoover were later found guilty of patent infringement. Source: Wikipedia entry

(add: 3M turning down WL Gore products)

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