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Facebook Cofounder Eduardo Saverin Is Turning His Attention To Car Service Startups

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 Invests in Startup That Only Rents Silver Audis

2 months agoTechnology : Valleywag

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

Eduardo Saverin Invests in Startup That Only Rents Silver Audis

2 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

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

Facebook Cofounder Eduardo Saverin Turns His Attention to Airport Car Rentals

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

Silvercar Drives Away with $14 Million from Eduardo Saverin, Others

Unlike other car-oriented startups, Silvercar is more like a traditional car-rental business.

Airport Car Rental Startup Silvercar Raises $14 Million From Eduardo Saverin And Velos Partners

2 months agoTechnology : TechCrunch

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

Snapchat acknowledges jilted founder, settles legal spat

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

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...

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

10 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

2 years agoInternet / 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?

2 years agoNews : 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...

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