Mark Zuckerberg Prepares for Facebook Movie and IPO

by / ⠀Startup Advice / July 23, 2010

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Mark Zuckerberg has led the way for so many young tech entrepreneurs to take the leap of faith, drop out of school and chase their dreams.  While many opinions are mixed on Zuckerberg for his geeky arrogant ways and alleged wrongdoings, one thing is for certain–his idea caught on like wildfire.

Diane Sawyer from ABC News sits down with Zuckerberg and talks about rumors of an IPO and the new movie “The Social Network” which claims to expose the 26 year old at his darkest hour.  While Zuckerberg already is claiming the movie is fiction, nobody has seen the movie yet.

Zuckerberg’s reports that while an initial public offering may be in the Facebook’s future, it isn’t why they started the company and it’s not the company’s intention.  See for yourself Diane Sawyer’s exclusive interview with Facebook’s founder:

What are your thoughts on Zuckerberg? Does he give Gen Y a bad name as a pompous millennial, with a robber baron mentality or is he an American hero and inspiration?

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Matt Wilson

Matt Wilson is Co-Founder of Under30Experiences, a travel company for young people ages 21-35. He is the original Co-founder of Under30CEO (Acquired 2016). Matt is the Host of the Live Different Podcast and has 50+ Five Star iTunes Ratings on Health, Fitness, Business and Travel. He brings a unique, uncensored approach to his interviews and writing. His work is published on, Forbes, Inc. Magazine, Huffington Post, Reuters, and many others. Matt hosts yoga and fitness retreats in his free time and buys all his food from an organic farm in the jungle of Costa Rica where he lives. He is a shareholder of the Green Bay Packers.