Great things start from small steps. Well said indeed! To do something great, you really need not to have any great contacts or some influential past. All that you need is a “will”, dedicated enough to lead the start in a great way. Dorm rooms, usually defined as “a building, especially at a college or camp, providing living and sleeping accommodation” are not just places to accommodate any more. In fact, they have emerged as an innovative idea generator. A place wherein people meet, discuss, plan and then finally implement their revolutionary ideas to ignite this world.
Great things happened in dorm rooms of Steve’s Friends
Recalling the past, almost every big startup initiated from these dorm rooms. Steve Jobs (short Biography) once remarked,”It wasn’t all romantic. I didn’t have a dorm room, so I slept on the floor in friends’ rooms, I returned coke bottles for the 5 cent deposits to buy food with, and I would walk the seven miles across town every Sunday night to get one good meal a week at the Hare Krishna temple.”, implying that Apple which we are fond of, have got some important connections with these dorm rooms.
Great things happened in dorm rooms of Harvard University
Also, the seeds of Facebook were sown in a dorm room at “Harvard University”. Mark Zuckerberg (Co-founder and CEO, Facebook) returned to the Harvard dorm room where he lived and created Facebook and remarked, “It’s my first time being back here since I left 13 years ago. This has been a place where a lot of really special things happened in my life,” says Mr. Zuckerberg during the 23-minute Facebook Live video. “I’m really grateful.”
Great things happened in dorm rooms of University of Texas
Indeed, There is a big list of such remarkable startups which are started under the platform of dorm rooms. Dell, also being a part of this list of successful ventures was discovered in a dorm room. Michael Dell (Founder, Dell) began focusing on his vision in 1984 with $1000 while working out of his dorm room at the University of Texas, Austin.
Many more of such ventures have evolved in America, if not worldwide. Thus, dorm rooms have come out to be a place for discoveries and inventions. Inventions, which are a boon for this world, making everyone’s life more simple and easier. Correctly said, “Who says you need a college degree to start a business? Plenty of people can’t bear to wait that long, so they launch their companies long before graduation day.” If you too wanna be a part of such dorm room success story, then this is the time.