What’s the Internet? Looking Back at 1993

20 Years Later

The past twenty years can’t be summed up easily. There are so many things we take for granted today that didn’t exist twenty years ago. Recognizing these things really helps to put Inlanta’s twenty year history into perspective. It helps us see where we have come from and how likely changing technologies will be to shape our future.

What’s the Internet?

In 1993 the internet, as we know it, didn’t exist. In fact, the business world and media were just beginning to take notice of the internet and recognize its potential value. It’s hard to imagine a life without web-based email, Amazon, Ebay, Google, etc. We are so highly dependent on the internet for communications, shopping, research, entertainment and more!

As the video above shows (forgive the video quality – it’s from 1993), we’ve come a long way from dial-up! From accepting mortgage loan applications to transferring documents securely from the comfort of our own homes – the internet has streamlined our industy’s processes immensley.

Other News from 1993

Although the development of the internet is arguably one of the most important events of 1993, here are something other facts about this momentous year:

  • Bill Clinton was sworn in as President
  • NASA launched the space shuttle Endeavour
  • Beanie Babies were introduced to the world
  • World Trade Center car bombing
  • Intuit made its Wall Street debut

More to Come

Visit our blog often for more interesting facts about 1993 and the 20 year history of Inlanta Mortgage.

Inlanta Mortgage offers Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac agency products, as well as a full suite of jumbo and portfolio programs. The company is fully delegated HUD-FHA including FHA 203K, VA, and USDA approved. Inlanta Mortgage also offers numerous state bond agency programs. Review Inlanta’s mortgage loan programs here.

Inlanta Mortgage is a multi-state mortgage banker based out of Brookfield, Wisconsin. NMLS# 1016. Inlanta Mortgage is proud to be a recent recipient of a 2012 Top Workplace Award.