Google Never Made Any Money till 1998
Google is worth billions today, but the founders never earned anything till 1998. It was in August that year, when the company got its first funding of US$ 100,000. The contributor was Andy Bechtolsheim, co-founder of Sun Microsystems.
In 1999, Google got a finding of $25 million. That was a huge amount back then. Venture Capital firms Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byersand Sequoia Capital competed against each other to fund Google.