Success is always interesting. Everyone is familiar with the worldwide success of the now forty year old Apple company. But understanding the meager beginnings of the computer giant is fascinating. A look back at Apple’s beginning reveals a company that in spite of the collaboration of founders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak was nothing out of the ordinary and was likely doomed to fail if not for the financial help of some strategic partners. After securing the proper financial help, it did not take long for the innovative founders to turn their fledgling company into a revolutionary success.