Infographic: Surprising starts to successful start-ups – Dropbox being conceived on a bus and more

Two out of ten top tech companies were founded in garages, this infographic from Washington State University reveals.

Pointing out that a lot of entrepreneurs met their partners in business school – from YouTube’s Jawed Karin and Steven Shih Chen to Google’s Larry Page and Sergey Brin – the infographic also takes a look at what each of these founders did before they found success.

The Skype founders originally created the platform for file sharing, because it was reworked into the model known today.

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