August 19, 2004 (15 years ago today): @Google went public at $85 a share, sold 22.5 million shares, raised $1.9 billion with market cap of $23 billion. Shares of Google rose 18.05% to $100.34 at the close on its IPO date. Today $GOOGL is $1,180 and a $817 billion market cap.
Attacks from the left. Attacks from the right. Attacks from the inside. The structures that once made Google Silicon Valley’s happiest, most idealistic company are eroding. This is the inside story of the three-year stretch that ate them away.
you guys have broken Google, there is so many of you , they're in the middle fixing the problem, we'll be on soon