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Welcome To The Facebook IPO Players Club

  • They were doing just fine before, but Facebook's biggest minority owners are about to be catapulted into a far more elite bracket. As we ponder what they'll do with with new millions (or billions in some cases), here's a look at what got them where they are today.
  • For the colorful and creative David Choe, he was offered cash or stock options as a so-called "adviser" for payment in 2005, Choe chose stock--likely gaining between 0.1% and 0.25% of the company's stock at that point. At IPO this could convert to a value of $200 million.
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Read more <a href="http://www.fastcompany.com/1813566/facebook-ipo-choe-s1-artist">here</a>
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[<em>Image: Flickr user <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/brandonshigeta/5520898758/">Brandon Shigeta</a></em>]
  • We're looking at an expected $5 billion IPO. So Parker's 4% stake in a post-IPO company, freshly valued around $85 billion, will convert to $3.4 billion.
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Read more <a href="http://www.fastcompany.com/1812984/facebook-ipo-parker-s1-founder">here</a>.
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[<em>Image: Flickr user <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/newyork/5759217221/ ">Cyril Attias</a></em>]
  • Nearly half a billion dollars for Reid Hoffman. His $40,000 investment seems to have netted him a 0.5% stake. In a possible $85 billion company that would lead to $425 million in value.
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Read more <a href="http://www.fastcompany.com/1813235/facebook-ipo-hoffman-s1-investor">here</a>.
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[<em>Image: Flickr user <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/joi/4236048081/">Joi Ito</a></em>]
  • Donald Graham's stake is said to be worth $39 million for a company valued at $85 billion at IPO
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Read more <a href="http://www.fastcompany.com/1782247/innovation-lessons-from-the-washington-post">here</a>.
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[<em>Image: <a href="http://gigaom.com/2011/09/23/don-graham-facebook-and-the-social-news/">Gigaom</a></em>]
  • What Chris Hughes will do with his new millions? Hughes has a 1% stake, which translates into $850 million of worth in what could eventually be an $85 billion business.
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Read more <a href="http://www.fastcompany.com/1813017/facebook-ipo-hughes-s1-founder">here</a>.
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[<em>Image: Flickr user <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/necatpace/5035131083/">Max Souffriau</a></em>]
  • For Peter Thiel at 3% of a possible $85 billion company he'll be worth $2.55 billion more. That's a quadriggigillion times return on the investment. A googleplex times...a...well, let's just say if you had $500,000 to spend, it probably wouldn't earn you over $2 billion just seven years later.
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Read more <a href="http://www.fastcompany.com/1812920/facebook-ipo-s-1-investors-peter-thiel-paypal">here</a>.
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[<em>Image: <a href="http://www.udemy.com/blog/top-angel-investors/">Udemy</a></em>]
  • Early investor Jim Breyer has an assumed 1% stake at an $85 billion IPO would equate to $850 million.
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Read more <a href="http://www.fastcompany.com/1813208/facebook-ipo-breyer-s1-investorl">here</a>.
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[<em>Image: Flickr user <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/hubertburdamedia/6766103401/">Hubert Burda</a></em>]
  • For cofounder Eduardo Saverin, his settlement with Facebook resulted in him keeping a 5% share, but he's said to have sold it down to 2.5%. At an $85 billion company value, that equates to $2.1 billion. 
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Read more <a href="http://www.fastcompany.com/1813206/facebook-ipo-saverin-s1-founder">here</a>.
  • What Li Ka-shing will do with his extra millions? A 0.8% stake in a Facebook worth $85 billion at IPO would equate to $680 million for Ka-shing.
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Read more <a href="http://www.fastcompany.com/1813825/facebook-ipo-ka-shing-s1-investor">here</a>.
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[<em>Image: <a href="http://sharequotes.us/li-ka-shing-quotes.html">Sharequotes</a></em>]
  • Jeff Rothschild is believed to have an 0.8% stake, which will be worth $680 million after the IPO.
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Read more <a href="http://www.fastcompany.com/1813862/facebook-ipo-rothschild-s1-staff">here</a>.
  • Sheryl Sandberg has a 0.1% stake, at a post-IPO $85 billion company that's worth $85 million.
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Read more <a href="http://www.fastcompany.com/1813876/facebook-ipo-sandberg-s1-artist">here</a>.
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[<em>Image: <a href="http://www.forbes.com/profile/sheryl-sandberg/">Forbes</a></em>]
  • Dustin Moskovitz has a 5% stake in Facebook, which for an $85 billion company would equate to $4.25 billion. That's around $157 million for every year of his life.
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Read more <a href="http://www.fastcompany.com/1812944/facebook-ipo-moskovitz-s1-founder">here</a>.
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[<em>Image: Flickr user <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/kevinkrejci/6144350083/">Kevin Krejci</a></em>]
  • The SEC filing reports Zuckerberg's salary this year is $500,000 plus bonuses. He'll be looking at roughly a cool $24 billion if Facebook is worth $85 billion at IPO. 
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Read more <a href="http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine/115/open_features-hacker-dropout-ceo.html">here</a>.
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[<em>Image: Flickr user <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/crunchies2009/4259162368/">The Crunchies</a></em>]
  • 01 /14
    They were doing just fine before, but Facebook's biggest minority owners are about to be catapulted into a far more elite bracket. As we ponder what they'll do with with new millions (or billions in some cases), here's a look at what got them where they are today.
  • 02 /14
    For the colorful and creative David Choe, he was offered cash or stock options as a so-called "adviser" for payment in 2005, Choe chose stock--likely gaining between 0.1% and 0.25% of the company's stock at that point. At IPO this could convert to a value of $200 million.

    Read more here

    [Image: Flickr user Brandon Shigeta]
  • 03 /14
    We're looking at an expected $5 billion IPO. So Parker's 4% stake in a post-IPO company, freshly valued around $85 billion, will convert to $3.4 billion.

    Read more here.

    [Image: Flickr user Cyril Attias]
  • 04 /14
    Nearly half a billion dollars for Reid Hoffman. His $40,000 investment seems to have netted him a 0.5% stake. In a possible $85 billion company that would lead to $425 million in value.

    Read more here.

    [Image: Flickr user Joi Ito]
  • 05 /14
    Donald Graham's stake is said to be worth $39 million for a company valued at $85 billion at IPO

    Read more here.

    [Image: Gigaom]
  • 06 /14
    What Chris Hughes will do with his new millions? Hughes has a 1% stake, which translates into $850 million of worth in what could eventually be an $85 billion business.

    Read more here.

    [Image: Flickr user Max Souffriau]
  • 07 /14
    For Peter Thiel at 3% of a possible $85 billion company he'll be worth $2.55 billion more. That's a quadriggigillion times return on the investment. A googleplex times...a...well, let's just say if you had $500,000 to spend, it probably wouldn't earn you over $2 billion just seven years later.

    Read more here.

    [Image: Udemy]
  • 08 /14
    Early investor Jim Breyer has an assumed 1% stake at an $85 billion IPO would equate to $850 million.

    Read more here.

    [Image: Flickr user Hubert Burda]
  • 09 /14
    For cofounder Eduardo Saverin, his settlement with Facebook resulted in him keeping a 5% share, but he's said to have sold it down to 2.5%. At an $85 billion company value, that equates to $2.1 billion.

    Read more here.
  • 10 /14
    What Li Ka-shing will do with his extra millions? A 0.8% stake in a Facebook worth $85 billion at IPO would equate to $680 million for Ka-shing.

    Read more here.

    [Image: Sharequotes]
  • 11 /14
    Jeff Rothschild is believed to have an 0.8% stake, which will be worth $680 million after the IPO.

    Read more here.
  • 12 /14
    Sheryl Sandberg has a 0.1% stake, at a post-IPO $85 billion company that's worth $85 million.

    Read more here.

    [Image: Forbes]
  • 13 /14
    Dustin Moskovitz has a 5% stake in Facebook, which for an $85 billion company would equate to $4.25 billion. That's around $157 million for every year of his life.

    Read more here.

    [Image: Flickr user Kevin Krejci]
  • 14 /14
    The SEC filing reports Zuckerberg's salary this year is $500,000 plus bonuses. He'll be looking at roughly a cool $24 billion if Facebook is worth $85 billion at IPO.

    Read more here.

    [Image: Flickr user The Crunchies]

They were doing just fine before, but Facebook's biggest minority owners are about to be catapulted into a far more elite bracket. As we ponder what they'll do with with new millions (or billions in some cases), here's a look at what got them where they are today.