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Singapore Grocery-Delivery Startup RedMart Gets Funding Boost

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.

Briefly: PS4 Sex Scandal, Eduardo Saverin On Zuckerberg, Cheap Dell Monitors

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers including: 30 per cent off Dell UltraSharp monitor, PlayStation 4 camera causes multiple sex scandals, the real-life Eduardo Saverin. More »      

Singapore Online Grocer RedMart Raises $5.4M From Investors Including Facebook Co-founder

6 months agoTechnology : TechCrunch

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

Singapore-based online grocer Redmart scoops funding led by Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin

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 ?

Data Proves We Pay For Things On Mobile, But We're Still Nervous Of Security

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

Andreessen Horowitz-Backed Jumio Introduces One-Click "Pay With Passbook" Purchases for iPhone Apps

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

Record Numbers Renouncing US Citizenship

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...

Bookstores Turn to Crowdfunding, More Americans Renouncing Citizenship, NYC to LA in 45 Minutes?

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

Facebook Changes: How It Impacts Your Content Strategy

last yearInternet / SEO : SEO Scoop

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

What Does It Mean When Wealth Flees Democracies for an Authoritarian City-State?

last yearNews : Reason

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

Eduardo Saverin: Facebook Growing Too Fast Is Its Biggest Problem

If Facebook continues to mount huge growth numbers the company could soon find itself in big trouble. That was the message Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin delivered during the Wall Street Journal‘s Unleashing Innovation conference on Thursday. According to Saverin: “The biggest risk is to grow too fast, which is actually a huge asset, but ironically, I [...]Show More Summary

Eduardo Saverin: Facebook’s ‘Biggest Risk’ is Growing Too Fast

The biggest threat to Facebook's business may simply be that the company grows to fast for its own good, at least according to co-founder Eduardo Saverin. "The biggest risk is to grow too fast, which is actually a huge asset, but ironically,...Show More Summary

Facebook Co-Founder Eduardo Saverin Explains Why He Moved to Singapore

Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin recently courted controversy by surrendering his U.S. citizenship in favor of life in Singapore, where he has resided since 2009. He sits down with the WSJ's Almar Latour to talk about why he move...

Jumio debuts real-time ID verification solution Netverify for Android apps

Jumio, a digital payments and ID certification solutions provider backed by the likes of Citi Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz and Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, is today releasing Netverify Mobile for Android.... Keep reading ?

Saverin on the Future of Facebook

At the Wall Street Journal's Unleashing Innovation Conference, Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin discusses what might lie ahead for the popular social network, and whether Facebook should buy LinkedIn.

Facebook Co-Founder Saverin: Greater Investment Opportunities in Asia

Facebook Inc. co-founder Eduardo Saverin said he sees greater investment opportunities in Asia

Sundance '13: 'Kill Your Darlings' is 'The Social Network' for The Beats

Just as the promising but eventually tumultuous friendship between Mark Zuckerberg and Eduardo Saverin played out in The Social Network, so does the erotic, tense and poetic relationship between Allen Ginsberg and Lucien Carr in Kill Your Darlings, the directorial debut from John Krokidas. Show More Summary

Ever considered your Android smartphone camera as a credit card reader? Jumio does.

Jumio, a digital payments and ID certification solutions provider backed by the likes of Citi Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz and Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, is today releasing Netswipe Mobile for Android.... Keep reading ?

Jumio’s Credit Card Scanning Netswipe Technology Pops Up in Travelocity’s Hotel Deals App

2 years agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Jumio, the computer vision startup backed by $32 million in funding from Andreessen Horowitz, Eduardo Saverin and others, is today announcing the first travel application to integrate its Netswipe technology. The app involved is theShow More Summary

Facebook's Lower Stock Price Means Saverin Doubled Tax Bill By Leaving The Country

2 years agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Back when Facebook first rolled out its IPO in the same smooth and easy fashion as an Olympic hurdler racing with his testicles twisted like a Navy Pier pretzel, Eduardo Saverin, Facebook co-founder, entered the crosshairs of some United States congressmen looking to make some noise. Show More Summary

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