The Stanford graduate students Jerry Yang and David Filo had never thought that their hobby will become one of the biggest internet companies at the time i.e. Yahoo!
There was a time when yahoo conquered the internet world!
But at the time, it was one of the most popular and valuable internet company before today’s giant Google, Facebook. Yahoo! worth $125 billion at its height.
Jeremy Ring, who was a top sales executive at Yahoo, quoted “We were worth more than Ford, Chrysler, and GM combined. Hell, we were worth more than Disney, Viacom, and News Corp combined. Each of those great American brands could have been swallowed up by us.”
In the 1990s, There was no player who can beat Yahoo and it added other services, like Yahoo mail, Classified, Travels, Yahoo games, shopping, and many other services. With time, many of the services discontinued and some are still serving awesome.