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Twitter executives Dick Costolo (R), Evan Williams (2nd R), Biz Stone (C) and Jack Dorsey (2nd L) celebrate as Twitter IPO begins on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, November 7, 2013. (LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS)
Twitter executives Dick Costolo (R), Evan Williams (2nd R), Biz Stone (C) and Jack Dorsey (2nd L) celebrate as Twitter IPO begins on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, November 7, 2013. (LUCAS JACKSON/REUTERS)

What Twitter’s big IPO winners are worth now Add to ...

Twitter Inc. opened at $45 a share, at that trading price the company would be worth about $31.2-billion.

It sold 70 million shares at a strike price of $26, which should have raised about $1.8-billion for the firm. The valuation for shareholders listed below will be at the mercy of the market, and also they will not be able to sell for 180 days.

Biggest paydays (all values assume $45 per share)

Evan Williams poses for a photo at Twitter office in San Francisco, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Founder

Ev Williams, former CEO (@Ev)
Total shares: 56,909,847, worth $2.56-billion
Jack Dorsey, chairman of Twitter and CEO of Square, takes part in the Techonomy Detroit panel discussion held at Wayne State University in Detroit, September 17, 2013. REBECCA COOK/REUTERS

Founder

Jack Dorsey, chairman of Twitter, CEO of Square (@Jack)
Total shares: 23,453,017, worth $1.055-billion
Dick Costolo, Chief Executive Officer of Twitter, speaks on stage during the TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2013 technology conference in San Francisco, California, in this September 9, 2013 file photo. Stephen Lam/Reuters

Employees

Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter (@DickC)

Total shares: 7,675,239, worth $345-million

Adam Bain, president of global revenue

Total shares: 1,785,818, worth $80-million

Peter Fenton, partner at Benchmark capital (TechCrunch/Flickr Creative Commons)

Bankers, VCs and big shareholders

Peter Fenton, director, (stake shared with Benchmark Capital)
Total shares: 31,568,740, worth $1.42-billion

Potentially the biggest individual shareholder is Rizvi Traverse, a secretive investor, of whom no public pictures exist 
Total shares: 85,171,093, or 15 per cent, a stake worth as much as $3.8-billion

JPMorgan, investment bank
Total shares: 48,849,820, worth $2.2-billion

Spark Capital, venture capital firm
Total shares: 32,414,224, worth $1.45-billion
  
Union Square, venture capital firm
Total shares: 27,838,992, worth $1.25-billion
 
DST Global, venture capital firm
Total shares: 23,744,745, worth $1.06-billion

(Share totals based on filings)

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