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MARK
ZUCKERBERG
Presented by:
Pankushi Sharma
B Com 1 (A)
Creator of facebook
Mark zuckerberg
BIOGRAPHY
 Born on May 14, 1984 in White Plains, New
York to Edward and Karen Zuckerberg
 Grew up in Dobbs Ferry, New Yo...
Education & Social Life
 Zuckerberg started his high school education at
Ardsley High School in Ardsley, New York, but he...
 He also created a music program called
Synapse which used artificial intelligence
to learn about the user’s listening ha...
Where did the name come from?
 An actual facebook is a student directory that is
published by a school every year with pi...
How facebook started?
 On February 4, 2004 he launched
thefacebook.com
 Within 24 hours the site had between 12 and 15
h...
The Financial Side
 The very first investor in Facebook was
technically Zuckerberg’s friend from
Harvard, Eduardo Saverin...
Zuckerberg Today
 Zuckerberg has a net worth of $4 billion
 He is the youngest billionaire in the world
at the age of 25...
Facebook’s Mission
 Zuckerberg created Facebook as a way for
people to share information and access
information. If they ...
Interesting Facts
 Microsoft wanted to invest in Facebook but was
originally turned down. Now they own 1.6% of
the compan...
EVOLUTION OF FACEBOOK
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  1. 1. Presentation on MARK ZUCKERBERG Presented by: Pankushi Sharma B Com 1 (A)
  2. 2. Creator of facebook Mark zuckerberg
  3. 3. BIOGRAPHY  Born on May 14, 1984 in White Plains, New York to Edward and Karen Zuckerberg  Grew up in Dobbs Ferry, New York  Jewish family  His dad is a dentist and his mom is a doctor.
  4. 4. Education & Social Life  Zuckerberg started his high school education at Ardsley High School in Ardsley, New York, but he found that this school wasn’t challenging him enough so he transferred to Phillips Exeter Academy, a boarding school in Exeter, New Hampshire  After graduating high school, he attended Harvard University but dropped out after his sophomore year
  5. 5.  He also created a music program called Synapse which used artificial intelligence to learn about the user’s listening habits.  Because of Synapse, Microsoft and AOL tried to recruit Zuckerberg and buy his program but he decided to go to Harvard instead.
  6. 6. Where did the name come from?  An actual facebook is a student directory that is published by a school every year with pictures of all students faculty and staff.  These facebooks were a very common thing among most colleges and prep schools.
  7. 7. How facebook started?  On February 4, 2004 he launched thefacebook.com  Within 24 hours the site had between 12 and 15 hundred members  A company bought the domain name facebook for $200,000 in 2005 dropping the the from the name where mark was made the president.
  8. 8. The Financial Side  The very first investor in Facebook was technically Zuckerberg’s friend from Harvard, Eduardo Saverin. He ivested $15,000 to pay for the first servers  Although Saverin was the really the first, the person who gets the most credit for being the first investor is Peter Theil, former PayPal CEO, who invested $500,000 in June 2004
  9. 9. Zuckerberg Today  Zuckerberg has a net worth of $4 billion  He is the youngest billionaire in the world at the age of 25.  212 richest person on the Forbes richest people list.
  10. 10. Facebook’s Mission  Zuckerberg created Facebook as a way for people to share information and access information. If they have the ability to do this they are able to connect more with the people around them and understand more of what is going on in their world.
  11. 11. Interesting Facts  Microsoft wanted to invest in Facebook but was originally turned down. Now they own 1.6% of the company’s shares.  Facebook has over 500 full time employees and is worth about $15 billion.  On November 30, 2007 the 11th richest man in the world, Li Ka-shing, invested $60 million dollars in the company.  There are over 250 million registered users on Facebook.
  12. 12. EVOLUTION OF FACEBOOK
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