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November 2, 2015

Pinterest Funding Details vs Use of Proceeds

Filing Details Pinterest, Inc., which listed its industry on March 16, 2015.
Previous to this filing, their last Form D was filed May 27, 2014.

Offering Details The total reported offering size was $577,916,906.
Of this amount, Pinterest, Inc. sold $367,099,927 or (63.52% of the offering), with the first sale occuring on February 27, 2015.
The minimum investment for this offering was set at $0.

On average, companies in this industry sell 72.98% of the total offering size. $210,816,979 was reported remaining.

May 26, 2012

Is Instagram Bigger than New York Times

Facebook recently purchased Instagram for $1 billion. The New York Times, on that same day, had a market capitalization of just over $946 million. Currently  its, public market valuation, the New York Times company is worth about $50 million less than the $1 billion dollars that Facebook just paid for Instagram.
Yes, the New York Times is an organization in transition. Yes, newspapers are struggling. Yes, digital monetization is a work in progress. And yet, the New York Times is a truly global brand, and has proven its longevity, even if it is in choppy waters at the current moment.
 How is it possibly that a 2 year old startup with 12 employees could be valued higher than one of the world’s most venerable media companies?  This infographic makes it clear how the Web and Mobile Economy has produced a ” start up equal to Nytimes in terms valuation

May 21, 2012

Facebook Revenue grow 40%, in Q1,2012, as users exceed 900million

1.   Facebook  numbers pre IPO ( as around 26th Aoril,2012 )is now estimated to be over 900 million monthly active users and 526 daily active users, according to a new SEC filing with updated numbers from Q1. Here’s a chart:

2.   Facebook’s Q1,2012 results show the following trends  ( source : Businessinsider)

3.   REVENUES ARE DOWN Q/Q, UP Y/Y: Q1 saw $1.06 billion revenues, up from $731 million the same quarter last year and down from $1.131 billion during Q4 2011. Seasonality is a factor here. Revenues also declined between these two quarters a year ago.

4.   PROFITS ARE DOWN: Q1 saw $205 million in net income, down from $233 million the same quarter last year and down from $302 million during Q4 2011.

5.   OPERATING INCOME DOWN: Q1 was $381 million versus $548 million in Q4 2011.

6.   Where did profits go? Cost of revenue went up to $277 million in the first quarter from $167 million during the same period last year. Marketing and sales went up to $159 million, up from $68 million a year ago. R&D went to $153 million, up from $57 million a year ago.

·    Facebook  buyout of Instagram cost the company  with $300 million in cash and 23 million shares;