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For the first few months after its launch in Februarythe costs for the website operations for thefacebook.
The website also ran a few advertisements to meet its operating costs. This was the first outside investment in Facebook. Former Napster and Plaxo employee Sean Parkerwho at the time had assumed the title of "President" of Facebook, was seeking investors for Facebook.
Hoffman liked Facebook but declined to be the lead investor because of the potential for conflict of interest with his duties as LinkedIn CEO.
Thiel met Parker and Mark Zuckerbergthe Harvard college student who had founded Facebook and controlled it. Hoffman and Mark Pincus also participated in the round, along with Maurice Werdegar who led the investment on behalf of Western Technology Investment. The investment was originally in the form of a convertible noteto be converted to equity if Facebook reached 1.
Although Facebook narrowly missed the target, Thiel allowed the loan to be converted to equity anyway. I was comfortable with them pursuing their original vision. And it was a very reasonable valuation.
I thought it was going to be a pretty safe investment. Accel joined Facebook's board, and the board was expanded to five seats, with Zuckerberg, Thiel, and Breyer in three of the seats, and the other two seats currently being empty but with Zuckerberg free to nominate anybody to those seats.
We're not looking to IPO anytime soon. It's just not the core focus of the company. Microsoft's purchase also included the right to place international ads on Facebook. In January the company moved to a new campus in Menlo Park, California.
In three years from now we have to figure out what the optimum model is. But that is not our primary focus today. Sandberg is reported to have held a number of brainstorming sessions with Facebook employees on their long-term monetization strategy, which led to the conclusion that advertising would be the main source of monetization.
Under Sandberg's leadership, Facebook made a number of changes to its advertising model with the aim of achieving profitability. In SeptemberFacebook stated that it had turned cash flow positive for the first time.
The acquisition is the most ever paid for a venture-capital backed startup. The document announced that the company had million active monthly users and its website featured 2.
The opening was widely described by the financial press as a disappointment.
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