Wed. Feb 26th, 2020

Mark Zuckerberg A Real-Life Struggle and Success Story

mark zuckerberg success story

Founder of Facebook

Facebook is the most highly used social media platform, we can say about billions of people are using it daily. We all are very well aware of the founder of the facebook, it is none other than Mark Zuckerberg. No doubt everyone recognize him as the founder of Facebook, but very few people knows the real story or the success story of facebook or the Biography of this great man.

Mark Zuckerberg is one of the five founders of the biggest social network Facebook. Currently, he is only 34. In 2019 he was the seventh richest person in the world with a net worth of $63 billion. He is also one of the youngest billionaires on the planet.

Facebook Owner Success Story

Let us know the biography of Mark Zuckerberg right from his birth to facebook owner. Mark Zuckerberg was a Harvard fresher with a gift for computer programming. Less than a decade later, he is the face of that billionaire who connects over one billion people around the world.

Birth and Early Life

A couple named Edward Zuckerberg and Karen Kempner gave birth to Mark Zuckerberg on 14th May 1984 in New York. Mark’s full name is Mark Elliot Zuckerberg.

Mark Zuckerberg Success story as a Young Entrepreneur

Each one of us should know the amazing success story of this young entrepreneur, who became a role model for every startup enthusiast across the world.

Initially his coding experience began with the help of his father for learning the Atari Basic programming. But, as per his age he was grasping things very fast that his father had to hire a professional developer just to train him.

Mark Zuckerberg Struggle

When he was still in school he did his graduation in computer programming. He built a program called Zucknet. With this software, a computer at home could communicate with his father’s computer at his dental practice. He also uses his creativity to build computer games.

Mark’s College (at Harvard)

mark zuckerberg success story

He was very good in his studies and also in college, he was remarked as a computer programmer due to the work he had done in high school. In college, he wrote a program called course match. It helped students to make decisions about the courses they desire to take based upon the choices of others.

At Harvard, the students had books called Face Books in their hands. This book contained the names and pictures of everyone who lived in the student dorms. Mark built a website that randomly showed two pictures of males and two pictures of females on it. People who visited that site had to choose which one is hotter. This site is called FaceMash and it went up in just one weekend.

It was built just for fun but it became so popular that the college shut it downs because of its popularity. As, Harvard’s servers got affected by it. And also some students didn’t like the idea of their pictures being used without permission. Mark Zuckerberg then had to apologize for his actions.

Mark Zuckerberg Success Story for Facebook

mark zuckerberg success story

In 2004, he began writing a new website which he called the facebook along with Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Chris Hughes, and Dustin Moskovitz. They were the other four co-founders of the website. The site was initially just a Harvard site. Soon it got expanded to other colleges and universities. The social project started gaining momentum very fast and Mark Zuckerberg decided to leave college and dedicate his time entirely to his website. He and his team left the college hostel and then shifted to a small house in Palo Alto, which later they had transformed into the office of the young entrepreneur.

Success of Facebook

 

In 2005, the site was opened for everyone and by 2007, the site had over 100,000 businesses listing their companies on Facebook and creating pages.
Facebook made its IPO offering 421 million shares to private investors for 38$ on May 18, 2012. They set the value of the whole company at 104 Billion dollars which made facebook the biggest business going public till then. Almost everybody wanted to buy a share of a booming social miracle. Facebook raised almost 16billion dollars from the market.

However, things didn’t go well for the investors, just two weeks after the IPO the market price of the share fell dramatically by 27% to 27.72$ per share. During the next months, the price fell even further-reaching a level around 19 dollars. All those didn’t make investment were happy. Some of those who invest lost about 50% of their investments in just a few months.
Later the price, however, recovers in 2013 and currently, it’s around 204 dollars per share.

Mark Zuckerberg has remained true to his initial vision to create a website that the entire world can use, to communicate openly and easily with one another.

mark zuckerberg success story

Mark Zuckerberg said Sometimes Life Takes an Unexpected Wrong Turn in the Right Direction, but one has to focus on their targets

This is how Mark Zuckerberg got the success and established himself up to that mark, now people read his biography as a story “the biography of Mark Zuckerberg”.

“Never Stop Keep Working…Keep Working….Keep Working…….”

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