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2011 Eric Yuan, a lead engineer from Cisco Systems, launches a videoconferencing software company called Zoom.

2013 Zoom establishes partnerships with B2B collaboration software providers.

Zoom creates a program named "Works with Zoom", which establishes partnerships with multiple vendors such as Logitech, Vaddio and InFocus.

2014 Zoom adds the capability for participants to join meetings by dialing into a toll-free phone network number via its partnership with Voxbone.

2015 Zoom partners with Salesforce.

2017 With release of Zoom 4.0, Zoom officially enters the Unicorn club.

Zoom announces a partnership with Polycom through a new product called the Zoom Connector.

2019 Zoom goes public on the NASDAQ, raising $356.8 million in its IPO.

Curious about Zoom (ZM) ?

The video-conferencing software company will release its first quarterly results as a public company Thursday after the market closes.

The company, which went public in April 2019, has a market cap that's more than three times that of Beyond Meat (BYND)  - which has seen a fourfold increase in its own share price since its IPO in May 2019.

Zoom credits much of its success to its "video-first cloud architecture." The company was founded in 2011 by Eric Yuan, a lead engineer from Cisco Systems (CSCO - Get Report)  , and built its platform in a cloud computing environment from day one.

Watch the video to find out how this video-conferencing software company zoomed up to become one of the most richly valued tech companies.

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