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The company's Global Head of Business and Brand Development—a new position for Instagram—was announced in mid-August 2014.
On February 2, 2011, an announcement revealed that Instagram had raised US million in Series A funding from a variety of investors, including Benchmark Capital, Jack Dorsey, Chris Sacca (through Capital fund), and Adam D'Angelo.
The deal, which was made just prior to Facebook's scheduled IPO, cost about a quarter of Facebook's cash-on-hand, according to figures documented at the end of 2011.
The deal was for a company characterized as having "lots of buzz but no business model", and the price was contrasted with the US million Yahoo!
paid for Flickr in 2005, prompted Instagram to issue a statement retracting the controversial terms; regardless, the issue resulted in the loss of a portion of Instagram's user-base, as former users switched to other photo-sharing services, which reported an increase in usage.
Following Emily White's appointment to the position of chief operating officer in March 2013, she stated in September 2013 that the company should be ready to begin selling advertising by September 2014 as a way to generate business from a popular entity that had not yet created profit for its parent company.