Eduardo Saverin

You Can Live Your Startup Dream Without Quitting Your Day Job. Here’s How

Over the past decade, the “Hollywood” version of entrepreneurship has captured the public’s imagination. Entrepreneurs are portrayed as people who …

Entrepreneurship

Who owns Facebook and when was it created?

Facebook is now has more than two billion monthly users and has grown into one of the largest internet companies in the world. But who owns the trailblazing social network and when was it created?<p>Here's everything you need to know about Facebook.<p>A brief history of Facebook<p>Facebook started life in …

Facebook

Earnings of Singapore’s 50 richest up 11% to S$142 billion: Forbes

View photos<p>More<p>The net worth of Singapore’s wealthiest residents has increased this year, hitting a total of S$142 billion, according to Forbes …

Wealth

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 …

Aaron Sorkin

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

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

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 way before they hit the big screen.

Entertainment

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

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

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

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 …

Wealth

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

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

EDBI, the investment arm of Singapore’s Economic Development Board, announced today it has joined a US$52.5 million funding round in California-based …

Startups

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 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 …

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> …

Jesse Eisenberg

Entertainment

This woman spends $1,000 per year on credit-card fees.<p>9:09 p.m. Aug. 18, 2017<p>Saturday’s blockbuster lottery jackpot is stirring up more lottery fever.<p>9:09 p.m. Aug. 18, 2017<p>Before you take those last-ditch summer vacation, do this to stay safe.<p>9:07 p.m. Aug. 18, 2017<p>‘The subscription meal service …

Conservative View

Americans Renouncing Citizenship at Record High

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 …

United States

Startup activity starts strong in February

Singapore<p>STARTUP activity has got off to a strong start this month.<p>Workplace-wellness marketplace ConneXionsAsia (CXA) has snagged US$25 million in …

Startups