Prolific startup investor Eduardo Saverin places yet another bet on the Asian tech community.
It seems that Facebook co-founder and billionaire Eduardo Saverin is putting the money he saved by denouncing his US citizenship to use in an elaborate multi-million dollar wedding to Miss Singapore Universe 2009 Rachel Kum. Saverin was highly criticized for denouncing his US citizenship in what many considered a financial move. Show More Summary
You know Mark Zuckerberg, and if you've seen The Social Network, you're familiar with Eduardo Saverin. Then there's Dustin Moskovitz, as well as Chris Hughes, owner of the New Republic. But the fifth figure in the birth of Facebook isn't listed on its founders page, even if Wikipedia calls him...
99.co, a property rental and sales site that launched in Singapore last November, has scored a deal of its own after closing $2 million in funding from Sequoia and Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin. The round values the young startup at $10 million. Read More
Eduardo Saverin, most famous for cofounding Facebook before getting booted out by Mark Zuckerberg, now has his sights set on transportation startups. On Tuesday a Texas-based startup called Silvercar announced it has raised a $14 million Series B round led by Saverin and Velos Partners, the Wall Street Journal reported. Show More Summary
Eduardo Saverin made his billions as one of the co-founders of Facebook. But for a man who help pioneer the modern era of social networking, Saverin sure does hate talking to other people. According to Forbes, Saverin was the lead Series...Show More Summary
Airport car rentals may not be as cool as Facebook, but that hasn't stopped one of Facebook's cofounders from investing in the space. Silvercar, an Austin, Texas-based startup working to provide a car rental experience "that doesn'tShow More Summary
Unlike other car-oriented startups, Silvercar is more like a traditional car-rental business.
Silvercar is taking a bit of a contrarian approach to changing airport car rentals. The company, which launched in Dallas nearly two years ago, isn’t trying to make car rentals cheaper, but trying to make them better thanks to an awesome mobile app and generally higher-quality vehicles. Read More
We've seen the whole "successful startup begets jilted cofounder" thing many times before -- there's Facebook and Eduardo Saverin, Twitter and Noah Glass and (most recently) Snapchat and Reggie Brown. The legal battle that last pair has been...
RedMart, a Singapore-based online grocery-delivery service founded in 2011, has secured $23 million in funding from a group of investors including Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin and Japanese billionaire brothers Taizo and Masayoshi Son.
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RedMart, an online grocery service based in Singapore, announced today that it has closed a $5.4 million bridge round led by Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin; Property Guru founders Steve Melhuish and Jani Rautiainen; Meng Weng Wong, the co-founder of incubator JFDI; Wee Teng Wen, founder of The Lo & Behold Group; and Lion Rock Capital. Show More Summary
Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin moved to Singapore in 2009 and renounced his US citizenship in 2011 — and now in one of the few public investments he’s made, Saverin has... Keep reading ?
Credit card security firm Jumio has looked into how we're all using our smartphones and tablets to shop. Jumio, a young firm backed by Facebook billionaire Eduardo Saverin, has just published research on how consumers are using their mobile devices to pay for things. Show More Summary
Jumio, the payments company backed by Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin and Andreessen Horowitz, today announced a product that will let mobile app users fill in their payment info by snapping a photo of their credit card with their...Show More Summary
Many American expats are following in the footsteps of Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin and ditching their US citizenship, the Wall Street Journal reports. In likely related news, the US is cracking down on overseas tax evaders. The number of citizenship renouncers is not huge, but it is growing in record...
Categories: Afternoon Coffee Tags: General News, L2 Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin did it. Now that the federal government is cracking down on tax evaders living abroad, more Americans are opting to renounce their citizenship. Bookstores...Show More Summary
So goes the famous quote from the feature film, The Social Network: "Eduardo Saverin: So when will it be finished? Mark Zuckerburg: It won't be finished, that's the point, just like fashion is never finished." Facebook Is Changing – Again And why wouldn't it? Mark and his colleagues in Palo Alto never stop working to [...]Show More Summary
It's probably not news to anybody who followed the soap opera over Eduardo Saverin's renunciation of U.S. citizenship or who knows hat Jim Rogers decamped with his family from the land of the free, but Singapore has become a haven for wealth. Show More Summary