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Facebook’s first six capital raises were Regulation D 506 Offerings!

[fb_button]Many people have studied Facebook. Many people continue to study Facebook, but here’s something important for Entrepreneurs to remember: Facebook got started by selling Reg D Securities to private investors.

We have included the links to the actual Form D Filings at the SEC. Here they are:

First 506 Offering for $6k

Second 506 Offering for $12M

Third 506 Offering for $45k

Fourth 506 Offering for $78k

Fifth 506 Offering for $50k

Sixth 506 Offering for $27M

Their next filing was a No-Action Letter which lead to their public offering.

Read up folks.

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506 Docs StaffWilliam D. Kyle, founder and Managing Member, possesses more than 35 years of experience consistently delivering exceptional valuation, market share, profit and business growth within rapidly changing environments. Possessing strong decisive executive leadership, Bill’s experience transcends organizations from start-ups, including Flight Dynamics, Inc. [acquired by Honeywell] and FLIR Systems, Inc. to Fortune 1000 multi-billion dollar international companies including Groupe Bull and Zenith Data Systems. Customer focused and performance driven, Bill’s expertise includes strategic business development, capital acquisition strategies, strategic planning, marketing, sales and business development. As a senior-level executive, Bill has been instrumental in raising private investment capital, multiple IPO’s and P.I.P.E.s, reverse mergers and strategic acquisitions. An accomplished author, Bill has published several articles and was awarded the SAE Award for Technical Excellence for his article entitled, “Holographic HUDs in Commercial Aircraft.” While in the USAF, Bill was a select member of a USAF briefing team responsible for presenting multimedia presentations to Members of Congress and The President of The United States. Bill was a highly decorated USAF F-4 fighter pilot possessing over 2,000 hours in the F-4 including more than 325 combat hours during the Viet Nam War. Bill possesses a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting and a Master of Science Degree in Human Resource Management. Bill is also a member of The F-4 Phantom II Society, Order of Daedalians and Red River Valley Fighter Pilot Association.View all posts by 506 Docs Staff