Was that the reason why WhatsApp cost $19 billion to Facebook ?

You may remember this scene from The Social Network when Mark Zuckerberg, portrayed by Jesse Eisenberg, shows up to a meeting with investors from Sequoia Capital intentionally late and wearing pyjamas.

But what he didn’t know back then is that he would have to conclude a billion dollars deal with the same venture capital firm years later. So, did Sequoia take its revenge on the Facebook CEO with this historic transaction ?

For more funny details about this Zuckerberg’s prank, check this article.

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Mark Zuckerberg with his swaggy pajamas

Instagram : What a big deal !

Well, it’s not a new deal. Anyway, it’s probably one of the best deal of our recent digital history. I’m obviously talking about the Instagram purchase by Facebook. Indeed, the photo-sharing network was acquired by Facebook back in April 2012 for only 1 billion dollar. The key idea is that, this week Citigroup has raised the valuation of Instagram from $19 billion to $35 billion !!! Here are the crispy details of the story

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