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The Who owns Facebook? infographic below illustrates which pieces of the gigantic blue pie belong to whom:

INFOGRAPHIC: Who owns Facebook?

Stakeholders shown in this pie chart:

  • Facebook staff: 30%
  • Co-founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg: 24%
  • Co-founder Dustin Moskovitz: 6%
  • Co-founder Eduardo Saverin: 5%
  • Napster’s Sean Parker, Founding President of Facebook: 4%
  • Digital Sky Technologies, a Russian investment firm: ~10%
  • Goldman Sachs: ~0.8%
  • Goldman Sachs’ clients: ~3%
  • Greylock Partners, a venture capital firm: ~1.5%
  • Meritech Capital Partners: ~1.5%
  • Peter Thiel, PayPal co-founder and Clarium Capital president: ~3%
  • Elevation Partners (that’s U2’s Bono among others): ~1.5%
  • Other investors: ~9.7%

Not specifically included in the infographic are Microsoft’s 1.6% stake, Hong Kong billionaire Li-Ka Shing’s 0.8%, TriplePoint Capital (though as a debt provider they own nothing), and Accel Partners’ investment.

Pie chart by: LearnVest.com.

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Who owns Facebook? Posted by on January 10, 2011 at 5:39 PM. Use this trackback if you're linking this story.

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