Twitter's estimated $12.8bn (£8bn) stockmarket debut will make a billionaire of its founding investor Evan Williams, who used his profits from selling a previous business to Google to take an early gamble on the microblogging site.
Twitter revealed details its hotly anticipated initial public offering on Thursday saying it intended to raise $1bn from a share sale.
The move by Twitter to restrict insider selling is yet another way its IPO attempts to differentiate itself from Facebook's disaster in May 2012.
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Twitter is in talks with a handful of investment banks to provide the company with a credit facility as it embarks upon being a public company, according to people familiar with the matter.
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News of Twitter's initial public offering brings with it an array of questions, not least of which is a puzzling valuation picture compounded by serious questions over where the popular microblogging site goes from here.