Analysis Of Bill Gates And Paul Allen

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The History of Microsoft Bill Gates and Paul Allen are both the cofounders of the Microsoft Company. The start of their boundless achievements started when they were in high school on one of the computer terminals. All of their free time and little money were spent working in that high school terminal. The development that really instated everything in the business sense was when they read an article in 1971, in the business magazine regarding Intel 's 4004 chip. Soon they both got access about the chip and decided that they both knew how to make the microprocessor better. Later that year the company Intel came up with an upgraded chip called the 8008. The cofounders of Microsoft then went and purchased their very own 8008 for $360. They…show more content…
By April of that year Gates and Allen finished the language and persuaded MITS to retail it. Paul was then offered a position with MITS and the both of them went and worked in a small office for MITS. Soon following Microsoft was created. In the start, the management skills of Allen and Gates were somewhat not serious. Both the men were a part every single decision that was to be made for the company. They were both very cautious entrepreneurs. The difference in their roles of the company was that, Allen was the one always wanting new technology, and Gates was more absorbed in doing negotiations, contracts, and professional deals. They gained more knowledge as their company continuously grew. Microsoft 's basic business plan was to alter prices so that computer makers could not do it for less in house. Texas Instruments gave Microsoft one of their biggest contracts where TI bid $99,000 providing programming languages for a home computer TI was going to make. Microsoft then started selling to Japanese companies they were so overpromised that it was ridiculous. Sometimes their business would get a little terrifying. In their first talk to MITS they organized with MITS that they would sell BASIC to their customers. MITS then later not to sell it because there were so many pirated copies of BASIC around that they did not see a reason why they should charge
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