After studying this chapter, you should be able to:
Suppose you started one of the fastest-growing companies in the history of business. Now suppose that by “going public”—issuing stock of your company to outside investors who are foaming at the mouth for the chance to buy its shares—you would instantly become one of the richest people in the world. Would you hesitate?
That is exactly what Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, did. Many people who start ...