Can You Get Rich Investing $1,000 During an Internet IPO?

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If you had invested $ 1,000 in Amazon when the company went public on May 15, 1997, you would be $ 239,045 richer

But not all Internet IPOs yield such huge profits. If you invested the same amount of money at the time of Facebook‘s IPO in May 2012, you would have earned less than $ 300.

As anticipation builds for Twitter‘s upcoming IPO, Statista assembled a chart that compares how much an $ 1,000 investment in six different Internet companies would be worth today

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