Today in Apple history: Apple IPO mints instant millionaires


December 12, 1980: Apple goes public, floating 4.6 million shares on the stock market for at $22 per share. In the biggest tech IPO of its day, more than 40 out of 1,000 Apple employees become instant millionaires. As Apple’s biggest shareholder, 25-year-old Steve Jobs ends the day with a net worth of $217 million. […]

(via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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