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 domain name in January 2004.

Launched in February 2004.

Incorporated as Thefacebook Inc. in December 2004.

Purchased the 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

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Version 1 of Facebook (Website)

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Stats of Facebook (Pre-IPO)

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Full Year 1 of Facebook

Y1 of Facebook.pdf

JAN to DEC 2004

Extras of Facebook

APR 2004 Mark Zuckerberg's Interview with CNBC

Articles of Incorporation.pdf

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

Form S-1.pdf

FEB 2012 Form S-1

OCT 20013 Mark Zuckerberg at Startup School

MAY 2017 Imperfect is perfect, w/Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg