Timeline: Research in Motion's Rise to Success As Canada's Most Valuable Company
Research in Motion became Canada's Most Valuable Company this week, when during intraday trading on Tuesday RIM's market cap surpassed $68 Billion on the TSX, briefly eclipsing the reigning titleholder Royal Bank. This most recent surge in value came on the news that RIM has partnered with Alcatel-Lucent to sell BlackBerrys into China.
It takes the effort of thousands of people to run a successful company like RIM is today. But every story has a beginning, and in RIM's case its humble beginnings go back to 1984 and a couple of engineering students in Waterloo...
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