Net Worth: $7 Billion (Estimated Guess)
About Bose Corporation
Bose is a consumer audio electronic company and a brand with an estimated net worth of $7 billion. It was founded in 1964 by Amar Gopal Bose. Bose sells products such as loud speakers, headphones, audio equipment, car audio, and professional audio. The company has also conducted research into suspension technologies for cars, and heavy-duty pickup trucks. Bose has a reputation for being particularly protective of its patents, trademarks, and its brand. In 2014 Bose reported that it generated $2.97 billion in revenues and employed 10,400 employees for that year. Bose has been since its founding a privately held corporation and Amar Bose was the company chairman and the primary stockholder until he donated the majority of the company’s shares to Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2011 giving the majority of his stock to MIT.