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Posted by on May 18, 2012 in Companies |

Mark Zuckerberg rang the bell on the Nasdaq today (Video)

Facebook went public this morning on the Nasdaq in New York, and to start the ceremony, Mark Zuckerberg and the social network equipment rang the bell. The event was broadcast via Livestream .

In preparation for the event, Facebook held a hackathon that lasted all night at its headquarters at 1 Hacker Way in Menlo Park. It was from there that, remotely, Zuckerberg led today’s meeting to be held to the social network as a protagonist.

Facebook began to be quoted under the symbol FB with a value of $ 38 per share, collecting USD $ 16,000 million in its initial public offering (IPO) in the United States, which values the company at more than USD $ 104,000 million .

According to estimates, Facebook is the second company has collected more money in an IPO, which raised after VISA USD $ 17,900 million in 2008. It was located on General Motors, which was once the second with USD $ 15,800 million.

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