A Facebook IPO in 2012? Stay tuned….

I was interviewed for this story on the possible Facebook IPO today in the San Jose Mercury News by Mike Swift.

One unanswered question is how the Goldman Sachs valuation of Facebook impacts the potential IPO. If the SEC thinks the hype now circling around the company undermines the ability of investors in the follow on IPO to make a balanced decision about whether or not to buy shares then both offerings could be iced.

The lowdown? Will the Valley party in 2012 like it was 1999? We’ll see….

Facebook IPO could be a reality in April 2012 – SiliconValley.com.