Silicon Valley News

Monday, May 6, 2013

A Silicon Valley fairy tale: Facebook, Twitter and the Instagram IPO

Instagram founder Kevin Systrom photographed at Ocean Beach in San Francisco.

The sale of Instagram to Facebook for a cool billion dollars last spring was the ultimate Silicon Valley fairy tale: 18 months from launch to offer. But for co-founder and CEO Kevin Systrom it was more of a roller-coaster ride, writes Kara Swisher in Vanity Fair. Read more