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How Microsoft got to $1trillion


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How Microsoft got to $1trillion

On 25th April 2019, Microsoft joined Apple and Amazon in being one of three companies to be valued over $1trillion on the stock market. The day before, the company announced revenue rose by 14% to $30.6billion in its fourth quarter due to rapid cloud growth and a surge in software investment.

Microsoft’s CMO, Chris Capossela, dismissed the importance of the milestone saying, “nobody is sitting around high-fiving when the stock hits some new high.” Regardless of their humility and focus, Microsoft has come a long way since 1975 and Executive Grapevine wants to give a brief history of some pretty landmark moments, good or bad.

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