Amazing Facts About ‘Microsoft’ That Will Inspire You To Chase Your Dreams Right Now…

The first ever mention of Microsoft was in a letter from Bill Gates to co-founder Paul Allen in 1975. Gates initially wrote the company name as Micro-soft, which made sense considering it’s a portmanteau of ‘microcomputer’ and ‘software’. Losing the hyphen, Microsoft was officially registered as a company in November, 1976 in New Mexico where Gates and Allen were working with their first major customer, MITS. Microsoft didn’t move to its current campus in Redmond, Washington until 1986.

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