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Eduardo Saverin Biography
Eduardo Saverin (Eduardo Luiz Saverin) is an American- Brazilian entrepreneur and angel investor. He is one of the co-founders of Facebook.
In 2012, Saverin owned 53 million Facebook shares (approximately 2% of all outstanding shares), valued at approximately $2 billion at the time. He has also invested in early-stage startups such as Jumio and Qwiki.
In 2010, Saverin co-founded Aporta, an online portal for charity. In 2016, his fund closed initial deals of over $140 million in Asia, including $30 million in regional logistics startup Ninja Van.
Eduardo Saverin Education
He attended Gulliver Preparatory School in Miami, and then attended Harvard University, where he was a resident of Eliot House, a member of the Phoenix S.K. Club, and president of the Harvard Investment Association.
In 2006, he graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University with a bachelor’s degree in economics. Saverin is a member of the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity (Eta Psi chapter of Harvard University).Eduardo Saverin Photo
Eduardo Saverin Age
He was born on March 19, 1982 in São Paulo, Brazil. He is 36 years old as of 2018.
Eduardo Saverin Family
Saverin was born in São Paulo to a wealthy Jewish Brazilian family, and his family later moved to Rio de Janeiro. His father, Roberto Saverin, was a businessman working in clothing, shipping, and real estate while his mother, Sandra, was a psychologist and he has two siblings.
Saverin’s Romanian-born grandfather, Eugenio Saverin (born Eugen Saverin), is the founder of Tip Top, a chain of children’s clothing shops. His family immigrated to the U.S., settling in Miami in 1993.
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Saverin is married to Elaine Andriejanssen, who is a Chinese Indonesian. The couple got engaged on March 27 and were married on June 25, 2015, in the French Riviera.
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Saverin is one of the co-founders of Facebook. He met fellow Harvard undergraduate, sophomore Mark Zuckerberg while still in his junior year at Harvard.
Noting the lack of a dedicated social networking website for Harvard students, the two (Saverin and Mark Zuckerberg) worked together to launch The Facebook in 2004. As a co-founder, Saverin held the role of chief financial officer and business manager.
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On May 15, 2012, Business Insider obtained and released an exclusive email from Mark Zuckerberg detailing how he cut Saverin from Facebook and diluted his stake.
A lawsuit filed by Facebook against Saverin and a countersuit filed by Saverin against Facebook were settled out of court and the terms of the settlement were not disclosed and the company affirmed Saverin’s title as co-founder of Facebook. Saverin signed a non-disclosure contract after the settlement.
Eduardo Saverin Net Worth
Saverin the Co-founder of Facebook has an estimated net worth of 7.8 billion USD.
Eduardo Saverin Oil Investment
While an undergraduate at Harvard, Saverin took advantage of Brazil’s lax insider trading regulations and made $300,000 via strategic investments in the oil industry.
Eduardo Saverin Angel Investor
Angel Investor is located in Singapore Brazil Silicon Valley. For more details click here.
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His private contacts are not provided to the public.
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In 2016, Jumio Inc., an identity verification company, sued Singapore-based billionaire Saverin and other former company executives, accusing them of having “grossly mismanaged” the firm and driven it into bankruptcy. It filed for bankruptcy in March 2016.
Eduardo Saverin Citizenship
In September 2011, Saverin renounced his U.S. citizenship, and therefore avoided an estimated $700 million in capital gains taxes; this generated some media attention and controversy.
He stated that he renounced his citizenship because of his “interest in working and living in Singapore” where he has been since 2009, and denied that he left the U.S. to avoid paying taxes.
Eduardo Saverin Book
The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook, a Tale of Sex, Money, Genius, and Betrayal is a book by Ben Mezrich published in July 14, 2009 about the founding of Facebook, adapted by Columbia Pictures for the 2010 film The Social Network.
Co-founder Saverin served as Mezrich’s main consultant, although Mark Zuckerberg declined to speak with him while the book was being researched. After Zuckerberg and Saverin settled their lawsuit, Saverin broke off contact with the author.
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