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Google Success Story - Entrepreneurship Vision and Versatile Character

Updated on March 31, 2016
Larry Page and Sergey Brin, the co founders of Google
Larry Page and Sergey Brin, the co founders of Google | Source

Google is one of the biggest internet entrepreneurship success stories in the 21 century. Some years ago, the leading of search engine is Yahoo. What is the success secret of Google which become the number one search engine today?

In the early years of Google, one of the Yahoo CEO already warns his company to do action: bought Google as soon as possible. He already recognizes that Google will be the tough competitor in the future. At that time, Yahoo was ignoring the warning. Now the winner takes it all. Why Yahoo did aware nor gave even small attention on that case? Yahoo was ignoring the Google because it is only small company with small investment which established by only two people: Larry Page and Sergey Brin. Who is known Larry Page and Sergey Brin at that time? But in just few years later, Google beat Yahoo. Slowly but sure, Google take big profit from internet advertising. What is the secret of Google success?

Entrepreneurship Vision

Secret success of Larry Page and Sergey Brin is both have clear vision about entrepreneurship. They did not depend on big money to start their business, but mostly relying on innovation creativity, knowledge/skill and experiences. How much money they have to start Google? With only 100,000 dollars, it is just small investment to start company, but they made great leap. In just six years, Google sales point about 3.2 million dollars. One year later become 79.6 million dollars. This success secret is the spirit of entrepreneurship: it is mostly start with smaller investment, but with huge creativity. Do you want to start your entrepreneurship dream?

Larry Page and Sergey Brin
Larry Page and Sergey Brin | Source

Versatile Character

Larry Page and Sergey Brin are versatile workers that have meaning as person who was ability to create product and in the same time they able to marketing and sold it. This is also the secret of entrepreneurship: you create product and sold it. Larry Page and Sergey Brin did not stop after creating Google, but they established a company to marketing the product (Google). Any person who eager to be successful entrepreneur, should has versatile character: create product and able to sold it.

Right Person in the Right Job

Positioning the right person in the right job is one of important keys success of Google. They sometimes “highjack” the computer expert from Microsoft and Yahoo. Of course they dare to pay high salary to make them work for Google.


Larry Page and Sergey Brin gave high salary to their employee. Google also hire a good chef to prepare healthy and good meal for employees. How yummy and delicious. The office was designing with minimum partition in purpose to create openness and family milieu.

Play guitar at Google office
Play guitar at Google office | Source

Creativity and Innovation

Google keep on invented new innovation to satisfy the internet user. It is means that they believe in creativity as the key of Google success in the future. It seems that the success story of Google will be continue as long as they maintain the creativity and innovation.


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