Some Context For colour's Bonkers Funding: Flickr Sold To Yahoo For $35 Million

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How big and crazy is colour’s $41 million raise?Here’s one comparison point we saw on Twitter last night: Flickr sold for just $35 million to Yahoo in 2005.

Initial investors often aim for a 10X-20X return on their money, which suggests colour would have to sell for well above $410 million to $820 million to earn its backers a healthy return.

Now, go take a tour of colour to see what the fuss is about ยป

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