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Who owns Facebook?

on January 20, 2011 | Facebook | Comments (0)

Facebook has recently had a valuation of $50 Billion USD after Goldman Sachs invested in the company.

So who actually owns Facebook? Interestingly enough Mark Zuckerberg, his Facebook staff, and Co-Founders still own over 60% of the company.

Here is the breakdown:

Facebook staff: 30%
Co-founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg: 24%
Co-founder Dustin Moskovitz: 6%
Co-founder Eduardo Saverin: 5%
Napster’s Sean Parker, Founding President of Facebook: 4%
Digital Sky Technologies, a Russian investment firm: ~10%
Goldman Sachs: ~0.8%
Goldman Sachs’ clients: ~3%
Greylock Partners, a venture capital firm: ~1.5%
Meritech Capital Partners: ~1.5%
Peter Thiel, PayPal co-founder and Clarium Capital president: ~3%
Elevation Partners (that’s U2?s Bono among others): ~1.5%
Other investors: ~9.7%

Not specifically included in the infographic are Microsoft’s 1.6% stake, Hong Kong billionaire Li-Ka Shing’s 0.8%, TriplePoint Capital (though as a debt provider they own nothing), and Accel Partners’ investment.

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David Cowling : Editor and Founder of SocialMediaNews.com.au. I also run a Social Media Agency where I do consulting work and another blog dedicated to Instagram news. Connect with me: Twitter | LinkedIn | Google + or contact me here. Alternatively, you can send me an email at david@socialmedianews.com.au











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