To items caught my attention today in the newspapers. Social media is realy digging deep in to our society!
Twitter has a value wort of 2,8 Billion Euros (posted on december 16, De Tijd Belgian Newspaper)
Twitter has 200 million U.S. dollars of fresh money retrieved from venture capitalists. The company is now about 3.7 billion U.S. dollars (or 2.8 billion euros) are measured. The company is therefore in one year period $ 2,700,000,000 (two billion euros) increased in value. Plans for an IPO arenot been made yet.
The number of small web companies with one billion valuation is increasing rapidly. Look at Facebook and LinkedIn. Or Groupon according ssectorkenners a bid of 5 billion U.S. dollars from Google would have received. Google would also previously expressed interest in Twitter.
Twitter has over 350 employees. Worldwide there are 175 million users but the company has all the hard time to translate that into sales and profits. Although Twitter still has a loss in the end.
This makes the valuation of Twitter more remarkable. In the previous financing round in the autumn of 2009 the company was ‘only’ $ 1,000,000,000 (0.75 million) worth. According Twitter implies capital round today a valuation of 2.8 billion euros.
What’s the value of your Twitter?
This started my search to try to find a way so a could value my Twitter. And yes you can have your Twitter valued trough Tweetvalue. I did and my Twitter account had a value of $ 9. Let’s see how this goes the next months.
Value on december 16, 2010 – $9
You can share the value of your Twitter through the comment section!
Mark Zuckerberg elected figure of the year by Time Magazine
Mark Zuckerberg, founder of the not pass the popular social website Facebook, is the leading American magazine Time named “Person of the Year ‘.
“Because he has more than half billion people closer together and the social relations between them mapping, to create a new system for exchanging information, and as the way we live has changed, Mark Elliott Zuckerberg the figure of the year, “says Time on its website.