How Facebook CEO Started

Mark Zuckerberg is a Harvard alumni. He did not finish his studies but now he became the youngest ever self-made billionaire. Mark Zuckerberg is one of the most influential names in the Facebook social networking. Let’s learn about his life and his career through Infographic below.


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How Facebook CEO Started

 

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Recap The Life of Facebook Founder by Anna vital:

– Mark Zuckerberg born in 1984
– He Falls in love with the film Star Wars
– When 10 years old: Sees his lather’s home and office and learns to use it.
– Builds a program connecting his father’s home and office computers calling it “ZuckNet”.
– When 11 year old: Gets programming tutor.
– Reads first book on programming C++ For Dummies.
– Makes games out of his friends drawings.
– Has his Bar Mizvah with a Star Wars theme.
– Becomes captain of the fencing team.
– Learns programing from his friend Adam D’Angelo .
– Learns to read Latin, Greek, and Hebrew.
– Builds a program that learns your music taste. Microsoft otters $1 million. He turns them down.
– Enters Harvard.
– Builds a site that lets students choose classes together called CoutseMatch.
– Builds a site letting you pick who is hotter (Facemash); in 4 hours his internet is cut off.
– Gets approached by the Winklevosse bros, about: help with a dating website .
– Helps the Winklevosses and drops their project.
– Builds the Facebook.com within a week
– New co-founder Eduardo joins and puts $10,000 for 30% of the Facebook
– Has 10,000 users paying $85 a month for servers
– Gets an email from Napster’s founder, meets up with him.
– Meets his girl Priscilla girl in line for the bathroom.
– Starts dating.
– Gets $10 million offer for the Facebook and walks away.
– Drop out of Harvard.
– Moves to Silicon Valley.
– MTV offers $75 Million for Facebook. Mark walks away.
– Starts new start up Wirehog.
– Spends $85.000 of his own money to keep Facebook servers running.
– Gets $500.000 investment from Peter Thiel
– Meets with the CEO of Washington Post, agrees to take his investment
– Gets a much higher offer from another guy.
– Flies to New York to learn how to be a CEO from Don.
– Gets $1.5 Billion offer for Facebook from Viacom and almost accepts.
– September 2006 Open Facebook to everyone.
– First hired programmer leaves after a few weeks to start his own video start up (Youtube).
– Microsoft offers $15 Billion for Facebook. Mark walks away.
– Signs a relationship contract with Priscilla before she moves in.
– Goes on pilgrimage to India to same ashram Steve Jobs went to.
– Starts learning Mandarin.
– Mark zuckerberg got married.
– Aims to connect 5 billion people to the internet.

Source: fundersandfounders.com‚Äč

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