Facebook Acquiring WhatsApp for $19 Billion
February 19, 2014 6:50 PM Subscribe
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Sequoia Capital, which invested in WhatsApp, blogged
this handwritten note, "No Ads! No Games! No Gimmicks!" "It serves as a daily reminder of their commitment to stay focused on building a pure messaging experience."
In the Forbes article
there is a chart of initial 4 year growth which puts Facebook at 145 million users, and WhatsApp at 419 million users. By division I get a WhatsApp value per user of $45.35. WhatsApp has an annual subscription fee of $1.