Question by  worker36 (23)

When did google start?

I'd like to know a bit of google history.


Answer by  johnshen64 (24)

Google was started in 1996 by 2 Stanford University graduate students Larry Page and Sergei Brin. Initially it was a research project to prove their theory about search engines.


Answer by  answermethis (16)

Google started in 1995 when Larry Page and Sergey Brin meet at Stanford. They were working on a search engine called backrub, but changed it to google in 1997.


Answer by  KalKally (55)

Google was started as a research project by Larry Page and Sergey Brin when they were students in 1996. The domain was registered in 1997, and in 1998, the company Google Inc. was founded.


Answer by  voila (61)

Google was founded on September 4th of the year 1998 in California. It's known for its search engine, language converter, e-mail, and etc. Google was founded by two students from Stanford University named Larry Page and Sergey Brin.


Answer by  steph13 (24)

In September of 1998, in Menlo Park California the search engine Google was founded. The co-founders of Google are Larry page and Sergey Brin, they were PhD students at Stanford University when they started working on Google.


Answer by  trigonometry (668)

From a research point of view, Google started in 1998, when Sergey Brin and Larry Page wrote their paper "Anatomy of a large-scale Web Search Engine". This paper introduce the PageRank algorithm, the core to Google's success. They also had a prototyp system running.


Answer by  psyanoid (163)

Google was started in September 4, 1998 and it's first public offering was in August 19, 2004. The company was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin.


Answer by  Cathy65 (652)

Google was incorporated as a privately held company on September 4, 1998. It became public on August 19, 2004. It was started by Larry Page and Sergey Brin. It was founded in Menlo Park, California.


Answer by  Key9 (98)

Google was created in 1998 when the core search engine was built. However the research for it began much earlier in 1996.


Answer by  Me51 (357)

Google technically began as a PhD research project in January of 1996. The website www. google. com and the incorporation of the company happened in September of 1997.

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