1975 Revenues: $16,005
1976 Revenues: $22,496
1977 Revenues: $381,715
1978 Revenues: $1,355,655
1979 Revenues: $2,390,145
1980 Revenues: $7,520,720
The date of this Prospectus is March 13, 1986. http://www.lannigan.org/pdf/Microsoft_prospectus.pdf …
When IBM first visited Microsoft during the summer of 1980 the business was already five years old and on its way to $7.5M in revenue that year. That was a lot of money then. 😉 No venture capital raised before then. The agreement with IBM for MS-DOS was signed in November.
25iQuiz: Looking at the previous tweet listing underwriters in the MSFT IPO, how many shares was the minimum commitment to participate?
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