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Cash from Facebook IPO Likely to Fund More Startups

When we talked to Damon Schechter, CEO of Shipwire, an outsourced e-commerce order fulfillment and logistics service, he told us not only is Facebook rapidly approaching over 1 billion users, they are reaching the tipping point within international markets.

“When you think big you get big results — Facebook is the preeminent example of this approach,” Schechter said. “From his Harvard dorm room to one of the world’s soon-to-be richest men, Zuckerberg created a concept with a ‘stickiness factor’: he understood that its human nature to want to be part of a larger social network — and now he is going to monetize it.”

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What Tech CEOs ‘Like’ About Zuckerberg

InvestorPlace, May 17th, 2012
Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg turned 28 this week, and what better way to celebrate then with one of the biggest IPOs in history?

Yes, it seems like Zuckerberg has led a charmed life — but it was skill, not luck, that has gotten him this far. For such a young leader, he has made some critical decisions along the way, and shown a number of qualities other startup leaders should have.

I recently talked to a variety of tech CEOs, who shared their stories about the lessons they’ve learned from Zuckerberg:

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