Instagram Founder Describes Moment Facebook Approached Him

Kevin Systrom said Instragram has accomplished "far more" after being acquired by Facebook.
3:00 | 06/20/13

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Transcript for Instagram Founder Describes Moment Facebook Approached Him
Turned down opportunities probably to sell this idea early when a lot of people just took particular check and moved to a beach now. But it has to be an amazing moment when somebody like Mark Zuckerberg offers you what he offered you for such a small company at the time Q can you tell us what that was like. I'll tell you the first thing I thought about it is like. How do we make sure we continued to make this thing work a lot of acquisitions happen in Silicon Valley and a company will join another company and you know with -- here. It's either not working or not the same Mets lost the magic but you know it's awesome is that if you look back on the last year the stuff this company meaning answer Graham has been able to accomplish. Inside a FaceBook is far greater than we would have outside really yet. When we were able to work on video really quickly we were able to work on people -- in the photos if you launch really quickly has the resources here -- the resource has well when we join we were fifteen people. Fifteen people working on a product supporting millions of people now or 45 and those 45 people are the reason why were able to launch awesome products Evers.

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