Eduardo Saverin

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

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 …

Facebook

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

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

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 »

Snapchat

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

Eduardo Saverin in $25m funding for insurance and wellness marketplace

Rosaline Koo made a huge bet with CXA. Not long after she started up the healthcare products marketplace, it acquired Singapore’s third-largest …

Capitalism

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

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

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.

Digital Health

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

10 exciting startups from Singapore that raised funding in 2016

Photo credit: tykhyi / 123RF.Despite a chill in the air, venture capital investment in Singaporean startups fared well in 2016. Mammoth rounds like …

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 …

Salesforce

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 …

Startups

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 …

Programming

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

Column: Why do wealthy nations unravel? A lack of nationalism, says this economist

In his new book, “The Price of Prosperity,” Economist Buchholz argues that as nations become more wealthy and more prosperous, they begin to unravel. …

Social Justice

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 …

Capitalism

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 …

Startups