Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Monday August 20, 2012

How Instagram Could Have Cut a Better Deal

I'm certainly no expert but how can anyone claim Instagram got a bad deal? Heck, in my opinion, the $300M cash alone was way more than they should have got.

But since that time, Facebook’s initial public offering has taken place آ— and we all know what happened. Facebook shares have fallen substantially, and the Instagram acquisition is now valued at about $735 million. The Instagram founders are out almost $300 million, at least on paper.