Eduardo Saverin

Screenwriting Lessons: “The Social Network” — Part 2: Narrative Framework

A five-part series exploring lessons we can glean from Aaron Sorkin’s script.<i>The Social Network</i> won the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay in …

Storytelling

Inturn raises $22.5 million to help you buy clothes at a discount

Managing inventory is one of the most challenging parts of running a retail business. It’s not easy to predict exactly how popular each item will be.<p>That’s why retailers often offload their unsold clothing and products to other businesses. Some of these designs find their way into”off-price” stores …

Startups

Here's where Facebook's first 20 employees are now

Who were the people behind Facebook when it was just a startup? And where are they now?<p>Only two of Facebook's first 20 employees still work at the company — and you can probably guess one of them.<p>Most left during the social network's early days to work at other tech companies or start their own. …

Fortune 500

Facebook Election Turns Into a Protest - Bloomberg Gadfly

For most companies, adhering to the gold standards of shareholder democracy doesn't matter. Until it does.<p>That's worth remembering in the case of …

Mark Zuckerberg

12 Big Movies That Were Actually Books First

A lot of your faves hit the bookshelves <i>way</i> before they hit the big screen.<p>Posted on May 28, 2017, 14:16 GMT<p>1. <i>The Parent Trap</i><p>HaperCollins<p>Disney<p>The classic Disney film is based on the 1949 children's book, <i>Lottie and Lisa</i>, by German author Erich Kästner. The plot is very similar to both the 1961 and …

Movies

Why You Should Plan to Break Up with Your Business Partner from the Start

Because even the most successful founders go their separate ways.<p>Even the best-laid business plans can go awry. Like Mark Zuckerberg and Eduardo Saverin of Facebook or even rock bands like The Beatles, most business relationships aren't supposed to last indefinitely.<p>Constant compromises, the …

Entrepreneurship

Mark Zuckerberg finally gets his Harvard degree - 12 years after dropping out

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg features in a long line of university dropouts who became millionaires after founding technology companies - Bill Gates and Steve Jobs among them.<p>But 12 years after leaving Harvard to work on Facebook full time, he has returned to pick up his degree.<p>Zuckerberg …

Mark Zuckerberg

Hacker breaks into Harvard student paper to troll Mark Zuckerberg

Ahead of Zuck’s commencement speech for the class of 2017<p>Twelve years after Mark Zuckerberg dropped out of Harvard University, the Facebook CEO was set to give a commencement speech and receive an honorary degree today in Cambridge, MA. Leading up to the event, the CEO teased a lot of footage that …

Mark Zuckerberg

Brazil's Biggest Fortunes Plunge $6.2 Billion in Temer Crisis - Bloomberg

Reports of fresh political corruption crushed asset values in Brazil and cost the country’s 16 richest people $6.2 billion Thursday, according to the …

Brazil

How to Break Up With Your Business Partner the Right Way

You want a fresh start, not a new enemy.<p>Successful startups may run into many growing pains and hurdles during their first several years of existence, including partnership breakups. If you take the statistics commonly used today at face value, the odds are not in a partnership’s favor. The average …

Entrepreneurship

4 ways to divorce your business partner

If it can happen to Cellino and Barnes, it can happen to you.<p>Ross Cellino Jr. and Stephen Barnes have been business partners since the mid-1990s and …

Money

This is the richest person born in your birth year

If you took the total net worth of the richest working-aged adults born every year from 1917 to 1996 and added them all together, you'd have about …

Wealth

Facebook is about to hit 2 billion users. Here’s a closer look at the rise of the social giant

Facebook is fast approaching the point at which it will be used regularly by a third of the planet.<p>In its results for the first quarter of 2017, the …

Facebook

The World's Richest People Determined by Year of Birth

Basically you have to be born or marry into wealth.<p><i>TIME</i> recently put together a list of the world’s richest people based on the year they were born. The list covers each year from 1917 to 1996, 80 years of wealth that combines for an estimated worth of $1.4 trillion USD or 2% of the U.S. GDP (gross …

Wealth

Singapore fourth among cities with most millionaire CEO residents

Singapore<p>SINGAPORE is ranked fourth in the world when it comes to cities with the most millionaire chief executive officers (CEOs) while London …

Why are American expatriates renouncing their citizenship? It's not because of Trump

Print<p>It may be tempting to look at a surge of Americans renouncing their citizenship — a 600 per cent increase compared to 2012 — and chalk it up to …

Canadian News

Why are American expatriates renouncing their citizenship? It's not because of Trump

It may be tempting to look at a surge of Americans renouncing their citizenship — a 600 per cent increase compared to 2012 — and chalk it up to the …

Canadian News

Zuck and his 'comfy hobo' wardrobe zinged in Honest Trailer

But really, is that so bad? This snarky video makes some good, and funny, points about the 2010 movie "The Social Network."<p>It's been seven years since "The Social Network," aka "The Facebook Movie," came out, but the Screen Junkies YouTube channel, famous for its Honest Trailers, is just getting …

Mark Zuckerberg

30 Under 30 Asia 2017: Enterprise Tech

Startups

Billionaire Taizo Son Ditches Japan to Start Afresh in Singapore - Bloomberg

Singapore may have just added a new tech billionaire, but it had to lure him from Japan first.<p>Taizo Son, who built his fortune on hit smartphone game …

Japan

Billionaire Taizo Son Ditches Japan to Start Afresh in Singapore

(Bloomberg) -- Singapore may have just added a new tech billionaire, but it had to lure him from Japan first.<p>Taizo Son, who built his fortune on hit …

Singapore

Proven Methods for Becoming an Entrepreneur

“I believe you have to be willing to be misunderstood if you’re going to innovate.”<p>-Jeff Bezos<p>What makes you feel you are on the top of the world, …

Entrepreneurship

99.co raises $7.9m as Singapore’s online property battle heats up

High-rises in Singapore. Photo credit: guiselaine / 123RF.Singapore property portal 99.co has raised US$7.9 million in fresh funding, it announced …

Startups

The Pros and Cons of Entrepreneurial Partnerships

Take time to evaluate both before making the leap.<p><i>By Roshawnna Novellus, CEO of Novellus Financial.</i><p>Partnerships in business can make or break a company. Some entrepreneurial partners, such as Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, have seen enormous success. Facebook, on the other hand, almost disintegrated …

Entrepreneurship

Audi Poised To Buy Premium Rental Car Company Silvercar

Silvercar, a premium car rental company that has grown widely popular among business travelers, is in the early stages of a sale to Audi.<p>Founded in April of 2012, Silvercar made waves in the car rental industry by employing a host of Audi A4s exclusively for use in its fleet. With prices …

Business

EDBI targets solutions for diabetes through investment in US health tech startup

Livongo’s meter connects through mobile networks to upload a patient’s data for analysis and sharing. Photo credit: Livongo.EDBI, the investment arm …

Diabetes

Do University Incubators Harm Innovation?

There is scarcely a university in the western world today that doesn’t have some kind of facility to support students and academics who wish to …

Innovation

Should You Pull a Snap Inc. and Take Your Company Public?

The Snap Inc. IPO went about as well as anyone could have expected a public offering for a company launched by an immature college bro to have gone …

Snap Inc.

ZINVO's Favorite Destinations: Singapore - ZINVO

<i>We head to Asia for our latest chapter in the ZINVO Favorite Destinations series to the small yet mighty nation of Singapore. As we stroll around the</i> …

Singapore

Money 101: What is venture capital?

You’ve probably heard the term <i>venture capital</i> thrown around. But what exactly does it mean? What is it and why do entrepreneurs want it so badly?<p>In the world of Silicon Valley — practically the startup capital of the universe — entrepreneurs and idealists live and breathe “VC.” That’s because …

Venture Capital