The American dream is the belief that anyone, regardless of where they start, can achieve success through hard work. The opportunity to strike it rich is possible for everyone, giving hope to those who have had to overcome hardships along the way.
We all dream of our big-ticket idea, the one that will take off and catapult us into a life of wealth and prosperity. It’s hard to imagine that business giants like Apple and Nike started with a similar big idea, ambition, and some elbow grease. Read on to discover which billion-dollar companies started in garages, and ended up in fancy headquarters.