10 Amazing Google Facts That You Did Not Know About
The first major investor in Google was Andy Bechtolsheim. Bechtolsheim was one of the founders in Sun Microsystems. He wrote Sergey and Larry a $100,000 check after seeing a quick demo on the porch of a Stanford faculty member’s house in Palo Alto. The check was written to Google Inc. Google was not a legal entity at that point and so the check sat in Larry’s desk drawer for two weeks while he and Brin quickly rushed to set up a corporation and find other investors.