Ever wondered who owns GoPro? Me neither! Until I came across this article on Nick Woodman who founded the company and is now worth more than a billion dollars. Those crazy little cameras that poke off the top of helmets, boards, wizard sticks and on stupid looking chest rigs have had phenomenal sales fueled by everyone’s self obsession and their need to post everything they do to facebook… Foxconn, the maker of your favorite i-gadgets, has paid $200 million for an 8.88% stake in the company valuing the piece owned by Woodman at a minimum of $1.15 billion. Nice. Check the full profile over here.
December 27, 2012