Facebook, Inc.

Facebook, Inc.

Facebook, Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

2004

Headquarters

1 HACKER WAY, MENLO PARK, CA, 94025

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

35.6K

Industries

Internet Software & Services
IT Consulting & Services

Company Description

Facebook, Inc. engages in the development of social media applications for people to connect through mobile devices, personal computers, and other surfaces. It enables users to share opinions, ideas, photos, videos, and other activities online. Its products include Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp, and Oculus. The company was founded by Mark Elliot Zuckerberg, Dustin Moskovitz, Chris R. Hughes, Andrew McCollum, and Eduardo P. Saverin on February 4, 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA.

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Executives & Employees

Co-Founder

Chief Financial Officer

Director & Chief Operating Officer

Global Chief Marketing Officer

Chief Revenue Officer

Chief Privacy Officer

Chief Information Security Officer

Chief Accounting Officer

Manager, Product Support Operations

Managing Partner

Board of Directors

Co-Founder at Facebook, Inc.

Director & Chief Operating Officer at Facebook, Inc.

Co-Founder at Andreessen Horowitz LLC

Founder at The Thiel Foundation

Co-Founder at Urban Alliance Foundation

Chairman & Managing Director at General Catalyst LLC

Senior Vice President-Core Markets at PayPal Holdings, Inc.

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Owners & Shareholders
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The Vanguard Group is an American investment management company based in Malvern, Pennsylvania, that manages approximately $3.4 trillion[1] in assets. It is the largest provider of mutual funds and now the second-largest provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in the world after BlackRock, with about $451 billion in ETF assets under management, as of March 2015.[3] It offers mutual funds and other financial products and services to retail and institutional investors in the United States and abroad. Founder and former chairman John C. Bogle is credited with the creation of the first index fund available to individual investors,[4] the popularization of index funds generally,[5] and driving costs down across the mutual fund industry.

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FMR may use a variety of methods of security analysis in managing client assets to select investments including fundamental analysis, quantitative analysis and cyclical analysis. They may also use general macro-economic analysis as a component of its security analysis methods. In addition to relying on public financial statement information, the firm may use extensive corporate visits and interviews with issuer management teams in conducting research. When it comes to the management of the client assets according to the investment objectives, FMR may use a variety of investment strategies including, but not limited to, investing in stocks and other public and private equity securities, bonds and other debt securities of all types and repurchase agreements for those securities, real estate related investments of all types, derivatives, currency spot and forward trading, other investment funds, including exchange traded funds and FMR's or its affiliates' central funds. They may also engage in securities lending to parties such as broker-dealers or other institutions.

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Price Associates' investment approach is based on the belief that fundamental proprietary research drives value-added, active investment management. The firm maintains a global research platform that includes interconnected teams of research analysts. Their strategy begins with bottom-up analysis. Price Associates uses both qualitative and quantitative analysis to evaluate investment opportunities. Portfolios are created with a commitment to diversification and a strict attention to valuation appropriate to the chosen investment universe. The firm focuses its analytical process on three areas of research: the industry, the contracts issued, and the creditworthiness of each individual issuer. Price Associates' Private Asset management Group provides balanced, equity and fixed-income investment management services to meet the needs of individuals, trusts, endowments, foundations, institutions, retirement plans and IRAs and other entities.

Recent Transactions
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Facebook, Inc. purchases CTRL-Labs Corp. NY from Breyer Capital LLC, Vulcan Ventures, Inc., Lux Capital Group LLC, Spark Capital Partners LLC, O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures LLC, GV Management Co. LLC, Fuel Capital Management Co. LLC, Amazon (Venture Capital)

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Facebook, Inc. purchases Sonics, Inc. from InveStar Capital, Inc., Globespan Capital Management LLC, Samsung Venture Investment Corp., Newlight Management LLC, Omninet Capital (Venture Capital)

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Facebook, Inc. purchases GrokStyle, Inc.

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Transaction Advisors
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Advised onFacebook, Inc. purchases Instagram, Inc.

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Advised onFacebook, Inc. purchases LiveRail, Inc. from Pond Venture Partners Ltd.

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Advised onFacebook, Inc. purchases WhatsApp, Inc. from Sequoia Capital

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Advised onFacebook, Inc. purchases Instagram, Inc.

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Advised onFacebook, Inc. purchases LiveRail, Inc. from Pond Venture Partners Ltd.

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Advised onFacebook, Inc. purchases Instagram, Inc.

Advisors & Consultants
Advisor

Chief Product Officer & Executive Vice President at Adobe, Inc.

Legal Advisor

Co-Chair, Media, Entertainment & Technology Practice Group at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

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Co-Chair, Antitrust & Competition Practice Group at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Clients

MasterCard is a technology company and payments industry leader. For more than four decades, we have been a driving force at the heart of commerce, making the global economy safer, more efficient, more inclusive and more transparent for all. Consumers, merchants, business partners and governments in markets around the world have reaped the benefits of our innovative products and solutions which, simply put, are designed to make life easier

Square, Inc. engages in the provision of credit card payment processing solutions. It is a cohesive commerce ecosystem that helps sellers start, run, and grow their businesses. Once a seller downloads the Square Point of Sale mobile app, they can quickly and easily take their first payment, typically within minutes. Once on this system, sellers gain access to features such as next-day settlements, digital receipts, payment dispute management, data security, and Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance. The firm offers additional point-of-sale services, financial services, and marketing services. The company was founded by Jack Dorsey and Jim McKelvey in February 2009 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Zynga Inc. (NASDAQ: ZNGA) is the world's leading provider of social game services with more than 240 million monthly active users playing its games, which include CityVille, Zynga Poker, Draw Something, Hidden Chronicles, FarmVille, CastleVille, Words With Friends, Empires & Allies, Scramble With Friends, Café World, The Pioneer Trail, Indiana Jones™ Adventure World and Mafia Wars. Zynga's games are available on a number of global platforms, including Facebook, Zynga.com, Google+, Tencent, Apple iOS and Google Android. Through Zynga.org, Zynga players have raised more than $10 million for world social causes.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2018
Market Capitalization
$567B
Total Enterprise Value
$342B
Earnings Per Share
$7.57
Revenue
$55.8B
Net Profit
$22.1B
EBITDA
$29.2B
EBITDAMargin
52.34%
Total Equity
$84.1B
Total Debt
$500M
Enterprise Value Sales
6.13x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
11.71x
TEVNet Income
15.48x
Debt TEV
0x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
46.04%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
47.97%
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
$50K - $100K
2018
$10K - $25K
2017
$5,000 +
2017
Non-Profit Donations & Grants Received
$500
12/31/2016
Political Donations
$2,500
2014
$500
2014
Investors
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Andreessen Horowitz is a $4 billion venture capital firm, founded in 2009 by Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz. The company is headquartered in Menlo Park, California.

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Glynn Capital Management is focused on investments in leading private and public technology growth companies. They seek to be long-term investors in a limited number of excellent companies with world-class management teams, sustainable business models, and long-term growth potential.

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Founding & Managing Partner at Group 11 LLC

Suppliers
DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. Consumer Services | Washington, DC

DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. is a real estate investment trust (REIT) and leading owner, developer, operator and manager of wholesale data centers. The Company's data centers are highly specialized, secure, network-neutral facilities used primarily by national and international Internet and enterprise companies to house, power and cool the computer servers that support many of their most critical business processes. Well known industry leaders, including Microsoft, Yahoo! and Facebook, entrust DFT to provide continuous power and cooling to their computer servers and network equipment that support their critical business processes. Our Clients recognize the valued business partnership afforded to them when leasing computing space with us. The combination of our robust data center designs and our superior operating methods carried out by our seasoned, experienced Operations staff, provides our Clients with the optimum data center experience. This allows our Clients to focus on their core competencies while leveraging DFT’s expertise in the design and operation of the data center infrastructure.

CoreSite Realty Corp. Trusts & Funds | DENVER, CO

CoreSite is rooted in interconnection. We began in 2001 operating two of the world's most densely connected, carrier-neutral data centers: One Wilshire in Los Angeles and 55 S. Market Street in San Jose, California, home to the original MAE West. Now publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: COR), CoreSite supports more than 750 customers across 14 data centers in nine major U.S. markets. The needs of our customers continue to evolve with innovation in applications and changing end-user demand, creating a need for more than just colocation. CoreSite delivers flexible, scalable, and customer-focused data center and interconnection services that facilitate your company's growth.

Next Fifteen Communications Group Plc Other Business & Consulting Services | London, GL

Next Fifteen Communications Group Plc provides communications services. The firm includes agencies, spanning digital content, marketing, PR, consumer, technology, marketing software, market research, public affairs and policy communications. The company was founded by Thomas W. Lewis and Mark Adams on August 12, 1981 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Competitors
Amazon.com, Inc. Retail: Other - Seattle, Washington

Amazon.com, Inc. engages in the provision of online retail shopping services. It operates through the following business segments: North America, International, and Amazon Web Services (AWS). The North America segment includes retail sales of consumer products and subscriptions through North America-focused websites such as www.amazon.com and www.amazon.ca. The International segment offers retail sales of consumer products and subscriptions through internationally-focused websites. The Amazon Web Services segment involves in the global sales of compute, storage, database, and AWS service offerings for start-ups, enterprises, government agencies, and academic institutions. The company was founded by Jeffrey P. Bezos in July 1994 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

Tencent Holdings Ltd. Internet Software & Services - Shenzhen, GD

Founded in November, 1998, Tencent has grown into one of China's largest and most used Internet service portal. Since its establishment over the last decade, Tencent has maintained steady growth under its user-oriented operating strategies. On June 16, 2004, Tencent Holdings Limited (SEHK 700) went public on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. It is Tencent's mission to enhance the quality of human life through Internet services. Presently, Tencent is providing value-added Internet, mobile and telecom services and online advertising under the strategic goal of providing users with "one-stop online lifestyle services". Tencent’s leading Internet platforms in China – QQ (QQ Instant Messenger), QQ.com, QQ Games, Qzone, 3g.QQ.com, SoSo, PaiPai and Tenpay – have brought together China's largest Internet community, to meet the various needs of Internet users including communication, information, entertainment, e-commerce and others. As of Sep 30, 2011, the active QQ users accounts for QQ IM amounted to 711.7 million while its peak concurrent users reached 145.4 million. The development of Tencent has profoundly influenced the ways hundreds of millions of Internet users communicate with one another as well as their lifestyles. It also brings possibilities of a wider range of applications to the China’s Internet industry. Looking forward, Tencent remains committed to enhancing its development and innovation capabilities while strengthening its nationwide branding for its long term development. More than 50% of Tencent employees are R&D staff. Tencent has obtained patents relating to the technologies in various areas: instant messaging, e-commerce, online payment services, search engine, information security, gaming, and many more. In 2007, Tencent invested more than RMB100 million in setting up the Tencent Research Institute, China's first Internet research institute, with campuses in Beijing, Shanghai, and Shenzhen. The institute focuses on the self-development of core Internet technologies, in pursuing its development and innovation for the industry. Tencent's long term vision is to become the most respected Internet enterprise. In order to fulfill corporate social responsibilities and to promote civil Internet communities, Tencent has been actively participating in public charity programs. In 2006, Tencent inaugurated the Tencent Charity Fund, the first charity foundation set up by a Chinese Internet enterprise, and the public charity website gongyi.qq.com. The website focuses on youth education, assisting impoverished communities, care for the disadvantaged, and disaster relief. Tencent has currently begun a number of public charity projects across China. It strives to help build a harmonious society and to become a good corporate citizen

Alphabet, Inc. Internet Software & Services - MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA

Alphabet, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the business of acquisition and operation of different companies. It operates through the Google and Other Bets segments. The Google segment includes its main Internet products such as Ads, Android, Chrome, Commerce, Google Cloud, Google Maps, Google Play, Hardware, Search, and YouTube. The Other Bets segment includes businesses such as Access, Calico, CapitalG, GV, Nest, Verily, Waymo, and X. The company was founded by Lawrence E. Page and Sergey Mikhaylovich Brin on October 2, 2015 and is headquartered in Mountain View, CA.

Awards & Honors
Rank #157
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
Rank #157
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 500 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
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