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Friday, July 1, 2011

Mark Zuckerberg now richer than the Google founders

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ShoutBloger: More luck blanketed Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. Last news even mention if the former Harvard student is now richer than the two Google founders, Sergey Brin and Larry Page.

Rapid personal wealth soared youth most popular social networking site that one of them is predicted thanks to the new investment coming into Facebook.

Earlier this week, a company called GSV Capital Corp. purchased 225 thousand shares of Facebook at a price per share average is USD 29.28. This increases the value of Facebook shares to be in the range of USD 70 billion.

Quoted by the Times of India on Friday July 1, 2011, this new investment, according to Time magazine also increase the coffers of Zuckerberg's wealth to $ 18 billion. After the early years, 'just' touching USD 13.5 billion figure.

Amazingly, now the amount of property believed to have exceeded the duo Zuckerberg founder of Google - Sergey Brin and Larry Page - whose wealth is estimated to decline to $ 17 billion from USD 19.8 billion in March.

With the new valuation, Zuckerberg outperformed the two Google founders, Sergey Brin and Larry Page, whose wealth is estimated to have declined, the Times reports.

These estimates also make Zuckerberg became the richest person in the world's number three in the technology sector, after Bill Gates of Microsoft and Larry Ellison of Oracle.

Currently Gates still has a net worth of USD 56 billion, while Ellison pocketed a net worth of USD 39.5 billion at the same time placing it as the world's fifth richest billionaire.


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