Alice in Wonderland – Facebook legend living in S’pore

“The only way to achieve the impossible is to believe it’s possible.”

- from “Alice in Wonderland”

Eduardo Saverin – Facebook legend living in Singapore

Tham Yuen-C
Straits Times

Site’s co-founder set up a software development firm here last year, but has maintained a low profile.
The other Facebook legend – the one who fell out with co-founder Mark Zuckerberg – has set up a software development company in Singapore.

Mr Zuckerberg is chief executive officer of the world’s most popular social networking site.
His former collaborator, Mr Eduardo Saverin, 28, is one of three people behind Web technologies company Anideo, with offices in Singapore and Miami, Florida.

The Brazil-born billionaire is said to have been living in Singapore since last year, and the Singapore outfit of his firm was registered under his name in October last year.

His two partners are fellow Harvard University graduates, one of whom had worked with him on a job search site in 2005.
Since technology site TechCrunch posted a blog last Thursday about him being in Singapore, netizens – here and abroad – have been speculating about his whereabouts.

A film, The Social Network, based on the story of the two co-founders, is currently showing in cinemas around the world.
Mr Saverin is portrayed in the movie as the more affable and charming character, in contrast to its depiction of Mr Zuckerberg as a socially inept geek who is also the more cunning of the two.

Mr Saverin was Mr Zuckerberg’s partner in 2004 when, as Harvard students, they started thefacebook.com, a website that evolved into Facebook. But the duo fell out after Mr Zuckerberg allegedly sidelined Mr Saverin by diluting his 30 per cent stake in the business to less than 10 per cent. It led to the two suing and counter-suing each other. Both men eventually settled their lawsuits out of court last year, after which Mr Saverin disappeared from the technology scene in the US and out of the public eye.
Acquaintances of Mr Saverin here who spoke to The Sunday Times described him as nice and humble. They said the affable entrepreneur keeps a low profile and does not mention his Facebook links.

A friend of his, who declined to be named, said: ‘He is very low-key and doesn’t like people to know (who he is). He thinks the people around him don’t know, but most of us do.’
Other than software development, Mr Saverin’s company also provides seed funding of $20,000 to $60,000 to local technology start-ups.

Among the projects Anideo is working on are a product review site; a portable gaming application; and a Facebook application for VIP clubbers that gives them special discounts.

This last venture is probably a project close to Mr Saverin’s heart. Believed to be a bachelor, he is a regular face at the Butter Factory nightclub and more recently Filter Club, a nightspot next to Gallery Hotel opened by a friend of his.
Although he likes to keep a low profile, Mr Saverin is generous at the clubs and spends a lot of money on drinks for friends, said someone who has partied with him.

Forbes lists him as one of the world’s youngest billionaires, with an estimated net worth of US$1.15 billion (S$1.49 billion).
Most of it comes from the 5 per cent share of Facebook he holds.
yuenc@sph.com.sg

Open secret ‘He is very low-key and doesn’t like people to know (who he is). He thinks the people around him don’t know, but most of us do.’ A friend of Mr Eduardo Saverin, referring to the Facebook co-founder

 

2-2gfreq.txt
2-2lemma.txt
2of12.txt
2of12inf.txt
2of4brif.txt
3dtechnology.txt
3esl.txt
5desk.txt
6of12.txt
Antworth.txt
CRL.txt
IM.txt
Roget.txt
Unabr.dict.txt
Unabr.txt
Unix.dict.txt
abs.txt
affiliatemarketing.txt
agid.txt
anime.txt
article writing.txt
auto.txt
baby-bargain.txt
backlinks seo.txt
backlinks.txt
backpain.txt
bad-credit.txt
bartending.txt
blogging.txt
bodybuilding.txt
bollywood.txt
boston-taxi.txt
cat-behavior.txt
cateringlingerie.txt
celebrity.txt
cellphones.txt
ceramics.txt
cheapcigarettes.txt
childrenclothea.txt
cinema.txt
cleaning.txt
concretestaining.txt
cooking.txt
corncob_lowercase.txt
creditcards.txt
dancehall.txt
dating.txt
datinghelp.txt
debtconsilidation.txt
diy-solar-panels keywords.txt
dj-gear.txt
dog-training.txt
domain-names.txt
domains.txt
englex-.txt
euro-travel.txt
facebook.txt
fashion.txt
football.txt
forex.txt
furniture.txt
furniture2.txt
gadgets.txt
gambling.txt
games.txt
getyourexback.txt
hairloss.txt
health.txt
hindu-culture.txt
hindu-weddings.txt
hinduism.txt
hiphop.txt
indian-fashion.txt
instrumental.txt
insurance.txt
islam.txt
jewelry.txt
keywords.txt
keywordsaid.txt
keywordsdisaster.txt
keywordsgov.txt
knuth_britsh.txt
knuth_words.txt
lcd tv.txt
led tv.txt
ledlighting.txt
love.txt
marriage.txt
medicine.txt
miley-cyrus.txt
movies.txt
music-videos.txt
neol2007.txt
new-age.txt
news.txt
nicotine.txt
nulled.txt
offshore-staffing.txt
olympic-games.txt
online-dating.txt
outsourcing-services.txt
payday-loan.txt
philosophy.txt
plasma-tv.txt
pocket-dic.txt
realestateinvest.txt
recording-studio.txt
recording-youtube-videos.txt
reset-phone.txt
romania.txt
roulette.txt
scholarship.txt
script.txt
selena-gomez.txt
self-help.txt
seo-services.txt
shakesp-glossary.txt
site.txt
smoking.txt
soccer.txt
social-media.txt
sof.txt
sofa.txt
special.txt
strong.txt
tech.txt
themes.txt
tires.txt
turntables.txt
tv-shows.txt
twitter.txt
web-hosting.txt
weddings.txt
weightloss.txt
womenssilkunderwear.txt
words-english.txt
youtube.txt

This entry was posted in Business, ecommerce, iPhone, Management, Ruby on Rails, Team, Technologies, Trends and tagged by Mike. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

it jobs in singapore,physiotherapy jobs in singapore,android developer site,jobs android developer,ios app developers,mobile app development companies,application android,developers ios,mobile apps company,apps of android,apps for android,developing on android,android development ide,android developers website,mobile apps development singapore,android developer market,testing jobs in singapore,app development for android,android application development for dummies,android apps free,top applications for android,jobs in singapore for filipinos,app development company,shipping jobs in singapore,ios apps development company,it job in singapore,android 2.2 apps,software jobs in singapore,android development for ios developers,android ios development,android developer application,ios and android developer,singapore job market,android app develop,android developer guide,job consultancy in singapore,senior android developer,developer apps for android,android ios developer,professional android application development,android app development,android app development company,it jobs singapore,platform for android application development,sap abap jobs in singapore,android application developers,jobs for singapore,apps til android,develop android applications,developing android applications,developer app android,jobs singapore,development android,app developers in singapore,how to develop android applications,top jobs in singapore,job openings in singapore,ios development,php jobs in singapore,ios for android developers,android app developer jobs,android developer training,construction jobs in singapore,develop an android app,development android apps,mainframe jobs in singapore,android application development,online android app development,ios apps development,insurance jobs in singapore,android applications development,mobile apps singapore,developing ios apps,singapore job opportunities,urgent jobs in singapore,ios development for android developers,singapore app developer,android development online,apps android,street job singapore,electrical jobs in singapore,how to develop android apps,about android application development,software testing jobs in singapore,developer for android,safety coordinator jobs in singapore,application development in android,android ios app development,app ios developer,expat jobs in singapore,android app development jobs,jobs at singapore,singapore job sites,android development design,mobile app developer singapore,job consultants in singapore,mobile app development company,ios android developer,singapore hotel jobs,android developer sign in,android development platform,job in singapore,online android development,engineering jobs in singapore,jobs for android developers,best job in singapore,developing for ios,ios apps developer,development of android,banking jobs in singapore,chef jobs in singapore,job singapore,developing apps for android,entry level jobs in singapore,android and ios app development,android market developer,developer apps,job opening in singapore,singapore job site,ios application development company,jobs in singapore,developer application android,ios for developers,hotel jobs in singapore,android developer apps,android application developer jobs,android development requirements,safety jobs in singapore,application development on android,android wireless application development,android app development cost,android develop,job android developer,android apps development company,how to develop android app,android development environment,ios developer resources,hotel job in singapore,developer app,apps developer singapore,job fair singapore,sales jobs in singapore,android developers login,ios application developer,job in singapore for malaysian,singapore job agency,job for android developer,singapore job for malaysian,developers android,singapore jobs,app development singapore,ios app developer singapore,singapore it jobs,ios development company,app development cost,best jobs in singapore,mobile apps development company,mobile app developers singapore,biotech jobs in singapore,online android application development,ios app developer,available jobs in singapore,app development costs,how to develop an app,ios developer job,android developers jobs,online jobs singapore,android app,new app for android,app developer android,developing android application,developer of android,developers of android,looking for job in singapore,app developers uk,android developer,logistics jobs in singapore,find an app developer,mba jobs in singapore,app developer for hire,application development for android,android for developers,android apps,uk app developers,best app developers,android app builder,learn android app development,singapore job website,android development apps,android development board,apps development,data entry jobs in singapore,how to be an android developer,android development course,jobs in singapore for freshers,app development for dummies,developing in android,apps development singapore,android developer registration,mobile apps developers singapore,android app maker,ios app development singapore,accounting jobs in singapore,developing apps,android app developer,android app developers for hire,mobile app development singapore,easy android development,app developers,ios app development,ios development jobs,jobs for students in singapore,finance jobs in singapore,development for android,requirements for android app development,ios developer,developing for android,android app development for dummies,job opportunities in singapore,microbiology jobs in singapore,mobile apps developer singapore,android developer publish,app development,android and ios development,android com developer,application for android,ios app development company,android developer vacancy,android and ios developer,singapore job openings,mobile app company,st jobs singapore,junior ios developer,ios developer company,android developer account,bank jobs in singapore,android apps development,android developer sign up,develop app for android,android gui development,job sites in singapore,sharepoint jobs in singapore,expat jobs singapore,app developers singapore,android applications,home based jobs in singapore,what is android development,android developer challenge,professional android 2 application development,job agency singapore,developer android app,apps developer,piping jobs in singapore,sap jobs in singapore,developing an app for android,developing an android app,nursing jobs in singapore,informatica jobs in singapore,ios mobile development,app developer in singapore,developing apps for ios,instrumentation jobs in singapore,develop android app,app developer for android,android developer requirements,apps developers,db jobs singapore,ios developers,online jobs in singapore,how to be a android developer,android 2.1 apps,app android,ios developer jobs,android development application,job for singapore,developer android apps,jobs available in singapore,developing app,ios application development,android application,android app dev,offshore jobs in singapore,android developer website,app store developer,android developer android,ios developer app,job agency in singapore,ios mobile developer,free android apps,hospitality jobs in singapore,job hiring in singapore,android developers,android apps for developers,develop android apps,applications for android,sap fico jobs in singapore,temporary jobs in singapore,developing android,develop android,ios application developers,singapore job,ndt jobs in singapore,apps development company,android development studio,job at singapore,app android development,ios and android app development,android development on android,app development android,android development app,android developer jobs,android apps developer,how to develop for android,developing an app,ios and android development,developing android apps,android app creator,hire android developer,android development jobs,apps development companies singapore,android apps developers,android developement,how to make android apps,android application developer,singapore jobs for filipinos,android development training,networking jobs in singapore,job opportunity in singapore,develop apps for android,become an android developer,app developer singapore,developing app for android,android developer login,application development android,develop for android,as400 jobs in singapore,shipyard jobs in singapore,marketing jobs in singapore,android developer database,admin jobs in singapore,mobile apps development companies,android free apps,job offers in singapore,developing android app,app developer,sap basis jobs in singapore,android developer job,android developer toolkit,android developer design,develop android application,android app developers,application of android,application android developer,android developer app,app development ios,app development companies,retail jobs in singapore,android development