Rohit Aggarwal

October 26, 2007

Facebook funding round getting crazier

Filed under: Social Networking,VC Funding — Rohit Aggarwal @ 4:22 am

Facebook Rumors: Making Friends with More investors  —  Two hedge funds from New York have apparently jumped into the Facebook deal.We’ve got our ear to the ground to figure out who it is but each put in about $250 million—for $500 million total—at the same valuation as Microsoft Corp.

Source:   MEETblog
Link:   http://blogs.forbes.com/meetblog/2007/10/facebook…

Facebook Raises Another $500 Milion  —  Forbes’ Elizabeth Corcoran, reporting from the magazine’s MEET Conference in L.A., says Facebook raised another $500 million yesterday in addition to Microsoft’s $240 million.  The money is supposed to have come from two NYC-based hedge funds …

Source:   Silicon Alley Insider
Author:   Peter Kafka
Link:   http://www.alleyinsider.com/2007/10/facebook-raises…

Oh snap!  Faceberg raises another $500 million  —  Word up.  Hot on the heels of the big investment by the Borg only a few hours ago, Facebook has now landed another $500 million from two hedge funds in New York.  At the same $15 billion valuation.  It is on, people.

Source:   The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs
Author:   Steve
Link:   http://fakesteve.blogspot.com/2007/10/oh-snap… 

via Techmeme

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