Post Profile

Co-Founder Brian Acton Is Bidding Farewell to WhatsApp

WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton is leaving the messaging application sector for the nonprofit sector. Acton, who had been with WhatsApp for eight years, announced in a Facebook post: "I am very fortunate at my age to have the flexibility to take new risks and focus on what I'm passionate about. I've decided to start a...
read more

See more about: Brian Acton

Related Posts

WhatsApp gets a $19B message from Facebook to join Zuckerberg's army

Business & Finance / Entrepreneurship : Upstart Business Jounal

Meet Facebook's new $19 billion men: WhatsApp founders Jan Koum and Brian Acton. The social network announced that it's acquiring their mobile messaging app for $12 billion in Facebook shares, $4 billion in cash and an additional $3...

Facebook turned down WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton for a job in 2009

Technology : The Next Web Blog

Here’s an inspiring story on perservering in spite of rejection. Four years after Facebook turned him down for a job, WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton is now selling his company to... Keep reading ?

WhatsApp Co-Founder Brian Acton Talks About Not Getting “Swallowed By The Borg” At StartX

Technology : TechCrunch: Enterprise

In his first speaking engagement at tonight’s StartX event since Facebook acquired WhatsApp for $19 billion, the messaging service’s co-founder Brian Acton talked about WhatsApp’s big “F” word (focus), how people in the U.S. just di...

WhatsApp cofounder Brian Acton is leaving the company

Technology : Venture Beat

WhatsApp cofounder Brian Acton is planning to leave the company he helped create. Acton described his motivation to leave WhatsApp in a Facebook post Tuesday evening. Acton will officially leave the company in November and transitio...

WhatsApp’s cofounder Brian Acton is leaving the company

Business & Finance : Fast Company

He will be starting  new nonprofit “at the intersection of nonprofit, technology, and communications,” he said in a Facebook post. In 2014 Facebook bought WhatsApp for $19 billion in cash and stock. He will be starting   new nonprof...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC