82 Acquisitions
IPO / Stock
Went Public on Dec 19, 1980 / NASDAQ:AAPL
Cupertino, California
Apple is a multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and markets consumer electronics, personal computers, and software.
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Consumer Electronics, Retail, Hardware, Software, Electronics

Company Details

April 1, 1976
10k + | 186 in Crunchbase

Apple is a multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, portable digital music players, and sells a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications.

Apple provides many products and services, including iPhone; iPad; iPod; Mac; Apple TV; a portfolio of consumer and professional software applications; the iOS and OS X operating systems; iCloud; and accessories, service, and support offerings.

It sells its products worldwide through its retail stores, online stores, direct sales force and third-party cellular network carriers, wholesalers, retailers, and value-added resellers to the consumer and also sells third-party iPhone, iPad, Mac and iPod compatible products, including application software and accessories through its online and retail stores.

Introduced in 1984, the Macintosh was the first widely sold personal computer with a graphical user interface (GUI). That feature and others such as an improved floppy drive design and a low-cost hard drive that made data retrieval faster helped Apple cultivate a reputation for innovation.

Apple was named as the most admired company in the United States in 2008 and in the world from 2008 to 2012 by the Fortune magazine.

The company was founded by Steven Paul Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Gerald Wayne on April 1, 1976, and is headquartered in Cupertino, California.

Funding Rounds (2) - $1B

DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
May, 2016$1B / Post Ipo Equity1
May, 1977$250k / Seed1

Investors (2)

Post Ipo Equity (Lead)-

Acquisitions (82)

Sep 23, 2016Unknown
Aug 22, 2016$200M in Cash
Aug 5, 2016Unknown
Feb 3, 2016Unknown
Jan 29, 2016Unknown
Jan 28, 2016Unknown
Jan 7, 2016Unknown
Nov 24, 2015$18.2M (terms undisclosed)
Oct 5, 2015Unknown
Oct 2, 2015Unknown

Investments (6)

DateInvested InRoundPartner(s)
Jun, 2016$4.5B / Undisclosed (Lead)
Mar, 2016$2.3M / Seed
Dec, 2015$80k / Seed
Jan, 2012$5M / Venture (Lead)
Apr, 2000$15M / Venture (Lead)
Oct, 1984undisclosed amount / Venture (Lead)

Current Team (186)


Products (81)

  • The Apple iPad, formerly referred to as the Apple Tablet, is a touch-pad tablet computer announced in January 2010, and released in April
  • Safari is a web browser developed by Apple. First released as a public beta on January 7, 2003 on the company's Mac OS X operating system.
  • Apple TV is a network device for both Macintosh and PC computers that allows users to download, stream, and view High Definition television.
  • iTunes is a digital media player app that can be used to play, download, and organize digital audio and more.
  • OS X is Apple's computer operating system, which is pre-loaded on all Apple computers.
  • The MacBook Pro is a line of Macintosh portable computers introduced in January 2006 by Apple Inc.
  • Altimize is a developer of custom mobile applications technology for E-commerce.
  • Aperture is a software program for Mac OS X developed by Apple designed to assist professional photographers in post-production work.

Sub Organizations (2)


Competitors (15)

  • Adobe provides digital media and digital marketing solutions.
  • BlackBerry provides wireless devices and solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market.
  • Dell is transforming computing and providing high quality solutions that empower people to do more all over the world.
  • Hewlett-Packard provides products, technologies, software, solutions, and services to individual consumers and SMBs.
  • HTC Corp is engaged in the design, development, and manufacture of smartphones and tablets in Taiwan.
  • LG is a South Korean multinational company which includes LG Electronics.
  • Microsoft, a software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services.
  • Motorola Solutions creates mission-critical communication solutions and services for public safety and commercial customers.

Partners (9)

  • Intel designs, manufactures, and sells integrated digital technology platforms worldwide.
  • Verizon Wireless offers wireless telecommunications services, devices, and solutions.
  • SAP is a technology company that develops enterprise application software for companies and industries across diverse sectors.
  • Solving complexities behind rights-holder identification, licensing and distribution associated with derivative content across all media
  • Wonder Workshop provides a platform that makes programming fun and accessible for children while they play.
  • AT&T is a telecommunications company that provides wireless communications, local exchange, and long-distance services.
  • KDDI, a Japanese telecommunications provider, offers services that include fixed-line or mobile phone, web and internet services.
  • Foxconn Technology Group, is a Taiwanese multinational electronics contract manufacturing company, headquartered in Tucheng.

Offices/Locations (1)

  • Headquarters

    1 Infinite Loop

    Cupertino, California 95014

    United States

Past Team (681)


Images (3)


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