20 Very First Products From The Worlds Most Famous Brands

While many people like to romanticize and sometimes exaggerate the ‘bootstrap ideology’ of self-made billionaires building the foundations of business empires in their garages, some companies do have genuinely humble and surprising beginnings, and they are really interesting to see! Scroll down to check them out for yourself below, and let us know what you think in the comments! #1 Rice Cooker (1946) Founders – Masaru Ibuka, Akio Morita First location – Tokyo, Japan After World War II, Sony founder Masaru Ibuka invented a product to try and serve the millions of homes who had electricity but lacked the appliances to use it. The result was this electric rice cooker. Released under the business name Tokyo Telecommunications Research Institute, before …