Where the Web 2.0 stars were born

Every year thousands visit the garages where Hewlett-Packard and Apple were hatched. But the hottest tech companies out there weren't all started in a car lot.

Digg
6. Digg
Founded: 2004
First Address: 3255 Sawtelle Blvd., Apt. 107, Los Angeles, CA
Kevin Rose was hosting The Screen Savers on now-defunct cable channel TechTV when he interviewed Apple co-founder Wozniak, whose tales of Apple's early days inspired Rose. Later that day he went back to his apartment and hatched an idea for a news site that would let users decide what went on the front page. More than 17 million people get their news through Digg every month.

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