Eduardo Saverin

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?

Snapchat’s founders just got rich. Take this survey to see if your company can make you rich too.Continue reading on The Ringer »

Snap Inc.

10 movies every social media marketer should watch

Life can be tough for a digital marketer, but we all need a break every once in a while, and if you are one of those guys who love their job a little …

Silicon Valley

Renounce U.S., Here's How IRS Computes 'Exit Tax'

There is considerable talk today about leaving America, and the head count is up. Of course, the numbers are still small compared to those who are arriving. And despite the rhetoric, it is rarely political. Some of it is about family, and about the pressures of America’s global tax reporting and …

Taxes

Oscar Movie Review: "The Social Network" (2010)

Image Source<p><b>Movie</b>: "The Social Network" <b><br>Year Nominated</b>: 2011 <b><br>Director</b>: David Fincher <b><br>Rating</b>: PG-13 <b><br>Running Time</b>: 2 hours, 0 minutes <b><br>Did It Win?</b>: No.<p><i>The</i> …

Movies

Huge Surge in Americans Renouncing U.S. Citizenship After Trump’s Election

The final months of 2016, during which time Donald Trump was elected president, saw a 50 percent increase in individuals renouncing their U.S. …

Conservative POV

Americans Renouncing Citizenship at Record High - Bloomberg

The number of Americans renouncing their citizenship rose to a new record of 5,411 last year, up 26 percent from 2015, according to the latest …

Taxes

Facebook Co-Founder Backs Singapore Online Health Insurance Startup - Bloomberg

Facebook Inc. co-founder Eduardo Saverin’s B Capital Group has led a new financing round for a Singapore-based online health insurance service that …

Startups

MicksGarage.com raises €1.5m as Investec activity continues

Online vehicle parts seller MicksGarage.com has raised €1.5m for further growth into Britain, with Investec driving the round.<p>MicksGarage.com has …

Startups

On Facebook’s 13th Birthday, A Look Back at Key Milestones

Facebook is officially a teenager!<p>The fledgling social network Mark Zuckerberg launched as a Harvard student turned 13 years old on Saturday.<p>It's hard to imagine a world without Facebook, where an average of 1.23 billion people go every single day to catch up with friends and find out what's …

Facebook

Snapchat's IPO reveals how much it cost to make a man disappear

<i>You can't make 500 million friends without making a few enemies.</i> So goes the tagline of the <i>The Social Network</i>, summing up the tension between Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his cofounder (and at one point, close friend) Eduardo Saverin, who got booted from the company on its way to global …

Snapchat

The 15 schools that produce the most 'unicorn' founders of billion-dollar companies

Stanford University may not be part of the Ivy League, but it's home to the "Unicorn League."<p>Private companies with billion-dollar valuations are …

Startups

These were the 10 biggest European tech stories this week

This week, Tech.eu tracked 15 technology M&A transactions and 78 tech funding deals totalling €455.7 million (about $488 million) in Europe, Turkey and Israel.<p>Here’s an overview of the 10 biggest European tech news items for this week:<p><b>1)</b> Rocket Internet announced the closing of its $1 billion …

Startups

The Good Place: Here's a comprehensive list of all of Tahani's famous friends

It’s no surprise Tahani Al-Jamil is in <i>The Good Place</i>. After all, not only did the high society sophisticate (played by Jameela Jamil) raise <i>b</i><i>illions</i> of dollars for non-profits and make sure all the money was accounted for, but she’s also dabbled in modeling and museum curation — all while <i>still</i> …

Hollywood

Irish digital health firm raises €7.6m from investors including Facebook founder

An Irish digital health company has raised €7.6m from investors that include Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin.

Startups

Eduardo Saverin’s B Capital leads $8.1 million round in SilverCloud Health

Irish digital health company SilverCloud Health has raised $8.1 million in a Series A round led by B Capital Group, the VC firm founded by Facebook …

Startups

Dublin-based SilverCloud raises $8m in funding

A Dublin based digital health company that provides online counselling and behavioural healthcare has secured just over $8m in its latest round of …

Startups

SilverCloud Health Raises $8.1 Million to Accelerate Delivery of Evidence-based Digital Mental Health and Behavioral Healthcare Solutions

BOSTON and DUBLIN, January 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --<p>Digital Health company SilverCloud Health, the leading provider of evidence-based online mental …

Digital Health

Facebook co-founder backs Irish mental health firm in $8.1m round

Irish company SilverCloud Health raised $8.1m in a funding round led by Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin’s B Capital Group.<p>A provider of online …

Startups

What I see when I look at the schedules of highly successful people

Success does not lie in the results. It lies in the efforts that someone puts to get those results. If we have a look at the life of successful …

Self-improvement

Lazada buys RedMart for undisclosed sum

SINGAPORE: E-commerce company Lazada announced on Wednesday (Nov 2) that it has acquired Singapore e-grocer RedMart for an undisclosed …

Startups

Is this the beginning of the end for shopping centres in Singapore?

Amazon is secretly hiring and building up its capabilities in Singapore, <i>TechCrunch</i> reports on Nov. 2.<p>The US retail giant is expected to launch …

Singapore

Alibaba’s Lazada confirms acquisition of Singapore web grocery startup RedMart

Last week, we reported that Lazada, the e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia backed by Alibaba, was in talks to acquire online grocer RedMart, and today the companies confirmed the deal.<p>Our sources said Lazada, which took a $1 billion investment from Alibaba earlier this year, is spending $30-40 …

Emerging Technology

Singapore cloud development startup Nitrous.io is closing

The company is giving developers two weeks to move their projects offline and back up the data<p>Back-end cloud development startup Nitrous.io, based in …

Startups

Singapore-based cloud coding tool Nitrous.io shuts down despite having prominent investors

Nitrous.IO co-foundersNitrous.io, a Singapore and San Francisco-based startup that aimed to reduce the hassle of setting up a computer for …

Startups

Cloud development platform Nitrous.io shuts down

Nitrous.io, an online development environment and IDE, today announced that it is shutting down its service on November 14.<p>The service is now closed for new signups and the team says it will refund any payments made after October 16. Nitrous’ existing users will be able to download their existing …

Startups

San Mateo startup Evidation Health closes $15M Series B round led by Eduardo Saverin's B Capital firm - Silicon Valley Business Journal

Evidation Health, led by CEO Deborah Kilpatrick, said this week it has closed a $15… more<p>Evidation Health today announced it had closed a $15 million …

Startups

Facebook Founder Saverin Sued in Fight Over Bankrupt Startup - Bloomberg

An investor in Jumio Inc. sued Facebook Inc. co-founder Eduardo Saverin and other directors of the mobile-payment company accusing them of …

Facebook

Investor Sues Billionaire Eduardo Saverin Over Jumio Bankruptcy

Facebook cofounder and venture capitalist Eduardo Saverin (Photo: Bryan van der Beek/Bloomberg)<p>A shareholder of Jumio Inc., an identity verification company, sued Singapore-based billionaire Eduardo Saverin and other former company executives last week, accusing them of having “grossly mismanaged” …

Bankruptcy

Eduardo Saverin Faces Lawsuit Over Jumio Bankruptcy

A significant Jumio Inc. shareholder is suing Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin and other former company leaders over alleged “misrepresentations and ineptitude” that landed Jumio in bankruptcy this year.<p>The shareholder, Bloso Investments Ltd., says in the lawsuit that it stands to lose the …

21st Century