Oldest Company Goes Under
Kongō Gumi was once known for being the world’s oldest independent, family-run company. They were founded in the year 578, but were forced to sell in 2006 after almost 50 generations worth of family ownership.
Selling 10% of Apple for 800 Dollars
Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak are the co-founders of Apple Inc., but Ronald Wayne was the third, lesser known, founder. He sold his 10 percent stake in the technology company for just $800. Today, it would be worth $35 billion.