Google net worth
Current Net Worth – $1.97 Trillion (USD – 1.97 Lakh Crore), (Rupees – 146.3 Lakh Crore)
Google short details
|Net Worth||$1.97 Trillion|
|Founded||September 4, 1998 (23 Years)|
|Founders||Larry Page & Sergey Brin|
|Headquarter||1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, California, U.S.|
|Net Income||$14,444,000,000 (2014)|
|No. of Employees||139,995 (2021)|
Google LLC has a net worth of $1.97 Trillion (Rupees – 146.3 Lakh Crore), making it the world’s most top brand among Amazon, Microsoft, and Apple.
Google is a global technology business based in the United States that specializes in Internet-related services and products such as online advertising technologies, a search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware.
On October 24, 2015, Sundar Pichai was appointed CEO of Google, succeeding Larry Page, who became CEO of Alphabet.
Pichai was appointed CEO of Alphabet on December 3, 2019.
Along with Amazon, Facebook, Apple, and Microsoft, it is regarded as one of the Big Five corporations in the American information technology sector.
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Larry Page and Sergey Brin founded Google in January 1996 as a research project when both were Ph.D. students at Stanford University in California.
They together possess roughly 14% of the company’s publicly traded shares and control 56% of shareholder voting power through super-voting stock.
While traditional search engines evaluated results by counting the number of times the search words appeared on the page, they hypothesized a superior method that examined the relationships between websites.
The new search engine was first dubbed “BackRub” by Page and Brin since the algorithm used hyperlinks to determine the relevance of a site.
They eventually changed the name to Google; the name of the search engine was a play on the term “googol,” which was chosen to represent that the search engine was meant to offer huge amounts of information.
On September 15, 1997, the domain name www.google.com was registered, and the corporation was established on September 4, 1998.
Google was based in Susan Wojcicki’s garage in Menlo Park, California.
Craig Silverstein, a Stanford Ph.D. student, was hired as the company’s first employee.
After outgrowing two previous facilities, the firm leased an office building from Silicon Graphics in Mountain View, California, at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway in 2003.
Google went public on August 19, 2004, with an initial public offering.
At the time, Larry Page, Sergey Brin, and Eric Schmidt committed to collaborating at Google for the next 20 years, until 2024.
On November 13, 2006, Google paid $1.65 billion in Google shares for YouTube.
On March 11, 2008, Google paid $3.1 billion for DoubleClick, transferring to Google significant ties with Web publishers and advertising companies.
For the first time, the number of monthly unique visitors to Google reached one billion in May 2011.
By 2011, Google was processing around 3 billion queries each day.
Google paid $12.5 billion for Motorola Mobility in May 2012, its largest purchase to that point.
Google paid $966 million for Waze in June 2013.
According to Interbrand’s annual Best Global Brands study, Google was the world’s second most valuable brand (after Apple Inc.) in 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016, with a $133 billion valuation.
Google was restructured in 2015 as a fully owned subsidiary of Alphabet Inc.
Alphabet’s main subsidiary, Google, serves as a holding company for Alphabet’s Internet businesses and interests.
Google announced its entry into the video game business on March 19, 2019, with the introduction of Google Stadia, a cloud gaming platform.
The United States Department of Justice said on June 3, 2019, that it will investigate Google for antitrust breaches.
This resulted in the initiation of an antitrust complaint in October 2020, alleging that the firm misused its dominant position in the search and search advertising industries.
Google announced numerous cost-cutting initiatives in April 2020 in response to the COVID-19 epidemic.
Google reportedly paid $20 million for Ubisoft ports on Google Stadia in March 2021.
Google’s social media handles:
|Larry Page||40.1 million shares (Class C)|
|Sergey Brin||38.9 million shares (Class C)|
|Sundar Pichai||88,693 shares|
|Vanguard Group Inc.||22.8 million shares (Class A)|
|BlackRock, Inc.||20.2 million shares (Class A)|
|T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.||14 million shares (Class C)|
Google indexes billions of online pages in order to allow users to search for information using keywords and operators.
Google News, an automated tool that aggregates news stories from multiple websites, was established by Google in 2002.
The majority of Google’s revenue comes from advertising.
This comprises app sales, in-app purchases, digital content items on Google and YouTube, Android, and license and service fees, including Google Cloud services.
Google introduced “AdSense for Mobile” in 2007, capitalizing on the burgeoning mobile advertising industry.
- Duo is used for social interaction.
- Gmail is a service provided by Google for email.
- Google Maps is a mapping, navigation, and satellite imaging service provided by Google.
- Google Photos is a photo storing and sharing service. Google Keep is a note-taking app.
- Google Calendar may be used for time management and scheduling.
- Google Drive for file storage in the cloud, For increased efficiency, use Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides.
- Google Earth, which debuted in 2005, allows people to view high-definition satellite images from across the world for free by downloading client software to their computers.
- Google Translate is used to translate languages, YouTube is used to view and share videos.
Google creates the Android mobile operating system, as well as smartwatches, televisions, cars, and Internet of Things-enabled smart gadgets.
It also creates the Google Chrome web browser and Chrome OS, a Chrome-based operating system.
Google introduced the Nexus One, the first Android phone under its own brand, in January 2010.
The Chromebook, which runs on Chrome OS, was released in 2011.
Google released the Chromecast dongle in July 2013, allowing customers to broadcast entertainment from their smartphones to televisions.
Google for Entrepreneurs was established on September 24, 2012, as a mostly non-profit business incubator offering businesses with co-working spaces.
Google Fiber was launched in February 2010, with experimental intentions.
Google Project Fi, a mobile virtual network operator that integrates Wi-Fi and cellular networks from several telecommunication carriers.
Google collaborated with the US Department of Defense on drone software in 2017 as part of Project Maven.
In July 2018, Mozilla program manager Chris Peterson accused Google of purposefully reducing YouTube performance on Firefox.
In 2019, the Reddit online group /r/degoogle became a center for Google critics committed to not using Google goods.
On January 21, 2019, the French data regulator CNIL fined Google a record €50 million for violating the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation.
Google.org, a non-profit charitable organization, was founded in 2004 with a $1 billion start-up capital.
The organization’s aim is to raise awareness about climate change, global public health, and global poverty.
Google held the first Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival at its Mountain View offices in March 2007, in collaboration with the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI).
Google gave 1 million euros to the International Mathematical Olympiad in 2011.
Google sponsored a “Legalize Love” campaign in favor of homosexual rights in July 2012.
Net worth statistics
- March 2017 – $665 B
- March 2018 – $760 B
- March 2019 – $963 B
- April 2020 – $1.2 T
- April 2021 – $1.9 T