Top 15 Largest Messaging and Social Media Exits (1999 – 2016)

  • Facebook is by far and away the largest private company exit since 1999, and probably in history within the messaging and social media space with a whopping $104B.
  • The next company is WhatsApp, with nearly 5 times less in nominal dollars, followed by Twitter in third.
  • Line’s recent IPO is interesting as it makes fourth spot, according to data provided by CB Insights.
  • As you can imagine, the list is dominated by private U.S. companies


Top 15 Largest Meesaging and Social Media Exits (1999 - 2016)

Source: CB Insights –

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