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17 major US companies founded by immigrants

Google
Co-founded by Sergey Brin – Russia

Tesla, SpaceX, The Boring Company
Founded by Elon Musk – South Africa

Yahoo!
Co-founded by Jerry Yang – Taiwan

Facebook
Co-founded by Eduardo Saverin – Brazil

eBay
Founded by Pierre Morad Omidyar – France

General Dynamics
Founded by John Philip Holland – Ireland

AT&T
Founded by Alexander Graham Bell – Scotland

Intel
Co-founded by Andrew Grove – Hungary

Kohl’s
Founded by Maxwell Kohl – Poland

Huffington Post
Founded by Arianna Huffington – Greece

Pfizer
Founded by Charles Pfizer – Germany

Panda Express
Founded by Andrew Cherng & Peggy Cherng – Myanmar

Kraft
Founded by James L. Kraft – Canada

Capital One
Founded by Nigel Morris – England

Chobani
Founded by Hamdi Ulukaya – Turkey

 

Source: The “New American” Fortune 500

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