Facebook Valuation: Up And Up


Source: TechCrunch: The Rise Of Facebook’s Valuation From 2004-2011 [Graphic]

Quora: How did Mark Zuckerberg retain 26% of equity after so many rounds of financing?
Sep 04 -- 10% sold for $500k. ($5mm valuation -- Peter Thiel, Angels)

May 05 -- 12.7% sold for $12.7mm. ($100mm valuation -- Accel)

Apr 06 -- 5% sold for $27.5mm. ($550mm valuation -- Greylock, Meritech, Founders Fund)

Oct 07 -- 1.6% sold for $240mm. ($15b valuation -- Microsoft)

Nov 07 thru Apr 08 -- 0.9% sold for $135mm ($15b valuation -- Li Ka-shing and European Founders Fund)

May 08 -- no dilution; took $100mm in venture debt from Triple Point Capital

May 09 -- 1.3% sold for $200mm. ($15b valuation -- Digital Sky Technologies)

Jun 10 -- 0.8% sold for $120mm (a blended $14b valuation -- Elevation)

Jan 11 -- 3% sold for $1.5b ($50b valuation -- thank you Goldman Sachs!)

Feb 11 -- 0.1% sold for $38mm ($52b valuation -- really, KPCB?!)
The Next Web: So Who Really Owns Facebook? [Chart]

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