While sometimes these values get muddied down with the bigger and more corporate a company gets, tech companies have a reputation of staying honed in like a laser on their principles. This is partly because tech companies can rise and appreciate in value faster than other businesses. With a shorter lifespan, there is less chance that these founding ideas can change or degrade over time to corporate entropy.
Another factor is that these companies have eccentric founders that can be near-obsessive about their mission. Look no further than the founders of the top seven companies in America on this list: Apple, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, Google, Amazon, and Facebook.
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Core Values of America’s Top Seven Tech Companies
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