Question of the Week: What Was the Biggest Surprise in Facebook’s IPO Filing?

The wait is finally over.

On Wednesday, Facebook finally filed with the SEC for an IPO that could raise as much as $5 billion. Mark Zuckerberg’s company didn’t disclose how many shares it would sell or at what price (that usually comes in future filings), but the company is expected to trade under the ticker “FB.” The exchange Facebook plans to trade on also was not disclosed.

As expected, Morgan Stanley is lead bookrunner on the Facebook deal. Morgan Stanley, in case anyone has forgotten, led the IPOs of LinkedIn and Zynga last year. J.P. Morgan and Goldman are also underwriters on the Facebook offering.

Not all was as we anticipated. Who knew “The Hacker Way” was such an integral part of Facebook’s culture? I didn’t.

That leads us to this week’s poll …

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