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How Forbes Magazine Misinformed Its Readers About Facebook And Cost Them A Fortune

On December 31, 2009 Steven Bertoni of Forbes wrote an article entitled “How Much is Facebook Worth“, where he said “firms are pooling clients’ money to buy privately held Facebook shares — and probably overpaying.”  At the time of this … Continue reading

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The Birthing of a Market

Writing about the social media revolution is so exciting because its changing the world, and that change is happening at a remarkably fast pace.  Another sea change occurring right before our eyes is the emergence of a secondary market for … Continue reading

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Facebook Stock Rises $4.5B In One Month On Secondary Market

Last Wednesday I wrote about some inconsistencies that I saw on ShareharesPost surrounding the LinkedIn valuation.  In that post I had mentioned their current valuation of Facebook at $11.96B, up from their June 2009 $4-6B valuation. Today in an email … Continue reading

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Buyer Beware: SharesPost Index Under Values LinkedIn By Billions

Earlier this month SharesPost announced SharesPost Index, the industry’s first value index for venture backed companies.  After watching their valuations over the last few weeks, I’m a little concerned. In June 2009, TechCrunch wrote that SharesPost reported LinkedIn’s valuation at … Continue reading

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