Founding History of Facebook
Founded by Mark Zuckerberg, Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz, and Chris Hughes.
Started design and development efforts in January 2004.
Purchased the thefacebook.com domain name in January 2004.
Launched in February 2004.
Incorporated as Thefacebook Inc. in December 2004.
Purchased the facebook.com domain name in August 2005.
Amended company name to Facebook Inc. in February 2006.
Raised more than $2 billion in several rounds of funding.
Started trading on the NYSE in May 2012.
Headquartered in Menlo Park, USA.
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Year 1 of Facebook
Version 1 of Facebook (Website)
Stats of Facebook (Pre-IPO)
Full Year 1 of Facebook
JAN to DEC 2004
Extras of Facebook
APR 2004 Mark Zuckerberg's Interview with CNBC
DEC 2004 Articles of Incorporation
OCT 2005 From Harvard to the Facebook
DEC 2005 CS50 Lecture by Mark Zuckerberg
MAR 2008 Mark Zuckerberg at SXSWi
OCT 2009 The First Days Of Facebook
FEB 2012 Form S-1
OCT 20013 Mark Zuckerberg at Startup School
MAY 2017 Imperfect is perfect, w/Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg