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Facebook IPO: Mark Zuckerberg's Smartest Moves

Facebook is about to go public, and clearly, the 27-year-old has done a few things right. Here’s a look at his best moves, and what any entrepreneur can learn from them.
Facebook IPO: Mark Zuckerberg's Smartest Moves
Facebook is inching closer to its public offering that will reportedly raise up to $13 billion, making it the largest IPO ever and pegging the company's valuation at $100 billion. Unlike many founders, Zuckerberg has managed to retain a significant stake in his company. The 28-year-old CEO will retain 57 percent voting shares, giving him a tremendous amount of control over Facebook's future as a public company. He also stands to rake in $1 billion in cash from the IPO. Here's what Zuckerberg did right to get to this point. (You should take notes.)
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Last updated: May 11, 2012


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