2004 – Google files the S-1 form with SEC for their IPO. They said they wanted to raise US$2,718,281,828; a Mathematical algorithm based on the day they filed. The form can be found at SEC.gov
The stock finally started trading on August 19, 2004 at $85 a share in a unique online auction.
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