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Eduardo Saverin

From My Experience As CHINICT's Founder: 5 Best Practices to Build and Run a Business in China As a Foreigner

Franck Nazikian | Posted 09.29.2013 | Business
Franck Nazikian

Over the past few years, I have been asked what it takes to be successful as a foreigner in China. Here are a few thoughts inspired by my tales as an entrepreneur in the Internet industry in the Middle Kingdom.

Hackathon + "DEVELOPNEUR" = Best Seed-Stage Investment Opportunities?

Franck Nazikian | Posted 06.25.2013 | Business
Franck Nazikian

In my mind, as a seed-stage investor, there is one much more straightforward way to source potentially great developneurs able to create seed-stage investment opportunities: joining a Hackathon.

Nazi Tax Policy Comes to Washington?

Joseph J. Thorndike | Posted 07.29.2012 | Politics
Joseph J. Thorndike

When two Democratic senators proposed a bill to increase the penalties on billionaire expatriates, Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Ref...

Hearkening Back to the USSR

Swaminathan S. Anklesaria Aiyar | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics
Swaminathan S. Anklesaria Aiyar

The U.S. must make itself attractive to its citizens, rather than penalize them for wanting to leave for more attractive destinations like Singapore.

Michael McAuliff

Chuck Schumer Hammers Defenders Of Facebook Founder Who Dumped America | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After being compared to the Nazis for targeting people like the Facebook co-founder who renounced his U.S. citizenship and thereby avoid...

Ryan Grim

Boehner Goes After Eduardo Saverin, Backs Bill Banning Him From U.S. | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Eduardo Saverin's decision to renounce his United States citizenship in order to avoid paying taxes on his Facebook stock was "absolutel...

Friday Talking Points -- Good Enough for My Money

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It was a somewhat eclectic week in politics. The House -- in one of their rare moments when they actually meet and attempt to get something done -- passed a bunch of bills which have exactly zero chance of becoming law. Well, at least they had fun, right?

Limbaugh Defends Facebook Co-Founder

Posted 05.18.2012 | Media

Rush Limbaugh praised Eduardo Saverin, the Facebook co-founder who has been accused of attempting to dodge millions of dollars in taxes, for having bu...

Progressives Do NOT Hate Wealth -- a #PPSA

Sally Kohn | Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics
Sally Kohn

In the first in a series of POLITICAL Public Service Announcements (#PPSA), I take on the conservative myth that liberals hate wealth and success. Not...

Facebook IPO: The Rich Get Even Richer and More Powerful

David Callahan | Posted 05.18.2012 | Business
David Callahan

Facebook has transformed how people interact with each other and demonstrated yet again the dominance of American ingenuity. Yet its success also dramatically illustrates problems with the U.S. economy. Six troubling features of the Facebook IPO stand out.

Dan Froomkin

Senator Asks Homeland Security To Bar Facebook Co-Founder From U.S. | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Democratic senator has asked the Obama administration to immediately bar Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin from re-entering the U.S....

Facebook Co-Founder Says He Will Pay 'Hundreds Of Millions' In Taxes

Reuters | Posted 07.17.2012 | Technology

(Reuters) - Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin said in a statement on Thursday that he is obligated to and will pay "hundreds of millions of dollars ...

Dan Froomkin

Senators Go After Facebook Co-Founder For Renouncing Citizenship | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Populist anger at Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin's decision to renounce his U.S. citizenship -- a move that could save him hundreds...

Facebook Billionaire Might Not Be Allowed Back In U.S.

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.17.2012 | Technology

Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin might not be allowed to return to the United States. Billionaire Saverin, who ditched his U.S. citizenship ahea...

Facebook Co-Founder Will Save Millions By Ditching U.S. Citizenship

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 05.17.2012 | Business

Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin apparently thinks U.S. citizenship is worth less than $67 million. This article has been updated to include Edu...

6 People Mark Zuckerberg Burned On His Way To The Top

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 05.17.2012 | Technology

Sometimes you've just gotta play hardball. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg developed something of a reputation for cutting out business partners as hi...

So Eduardo Saverin Wants to Be a Singapore Citizen?

Kirsten Han | Posted 07.14.2012 | World
Kirsten Han

Honestly, whether Saverin becomes a Singapore citizen or not makes very little difference to the average Singaporean. His life here is so vastly different from ours that he might as well be living on Mars.

Facebook's Saverin Has a New Conservative Fan Base

Jeanette Cajide | Posted 07.14.2012 | Politics
Jeanette Cajide

Mr. Saverin has been getting a lot of hate for this move to lower his tax bill, but he has also received a lot of praise, surprisingly from America's real patriots, the conservative base.

What Facebook's America-Ditching Co-Founder Owes America

PandoDaily | Posted 05.12.2012 | Technology

When Eduardo Saverin was 13, his family discovered that his name had turned up on a list of victims to be kidnapped by Brazilian gangs. Saverin’s fa...

Facebook Co-Founder May Have Sidestepped Taxes By Dropping U.S. Citizenship

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 05.11.2012 | Business

One of Facebook's billionaire co-founders may have found a way to sidestep taxes on the money he’ll get when the social network goes public later th...

Just In Time For IPO Tax Break: Facebook Co-Founder Renounces U.S. Citizenship

TechCrunch | Posted 05.11.2012 | Technology

Well that’s some slick timing. Eduardo Saverin, who is best known for co-founding Facebook with Mark Zuckerberg back in their college days at Harvar...

New App Brings A Talking Wikipedia To iPad

The Huffington Post | Thomas Houston | Posted 06.19.2011 | Technology

Qwiki, a technology company backed by Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin that took TechCrunch's $50,000 Disrupt Award in 2010, launched late last yea...

Facebook Co-Founder Invests In New Startup

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin has just led a $6.5 million round of financing for startup Jumio, a company offering an online and mobile payment ...

The World's Nine Richest People

Forbes | Luisa Kroll and Kerry A. Dolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

By This 25th year of tracking global wealth was one to remember. The 2011 Billionaires List breaks two records: total number of listees (...

Facebook Co-Founder Invests In Startup

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin and YouTube co-founder Jawed Karim are among the investors financing an $8 million round of funding for Qwiki, a s...