SME Times is powered by   
Search News
Just in:   • WTO sees 2017 global trade growth at 3.6 pc  • Equities fall steepest in 10 months on global cues, weak rupee  • Microsoft support 4,000 start-ups  • Odisha's new export policy soon: CM  • Reliance Home Finance debuts at Rs 107 on NSE 
Last updated: 13 Sep, 2017  

whatsapp.thumb.jpg WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton leaves

Employee.9.jpg
   Top Stories
» Private investment and banks' growth two major challenges: FM
» 'Textile industry presents India's tradition & legacy to world'
» Steel exports rise 36 pc, consumption up 4.6 pc in Aug
» BRICS must end terrorism's 'support systems in South Asia': Sushma
» Appropriate action to tackle economic slowdown soon: FM
IANS | 13 Sep, 2017
Brian Acton, the co-founder of WhatsApp which was later acquired by Facebook, on Wednesday announced that he was leaving the company to start a non-profit venture of his own.

"After 8 years at WhatsApp, I have decided to move on and start a new chapter in my life," Acton wrote on Facebook.

"I have decided to start a non-profit focused at the intersection of nonprofit, technology and communications," he added.

Acton had co-founded WhatsApp with Jan Koum in 2009 and agreed to sell it to Facebook in 2014 for approximately $19 billion USD in cash and stock.

"I am very fortunate at my age to have the flexibility to take new risks and focus on what I'm passionate about," he said.
 
Print the Page Add to Favorite
 
Share this on :
 

Please comment on this story:
 
Subject :
Message:
(Maximum 1500 characters)  Characters left 1500
Your name:
 

 
  Customs Exchange Rates
Currency Import Export
US Dollar
65.40
63.70
UK Pound
88.60
85.70
Euro
77.95
75.35
Japanese Yen 58.40 56.40
As on 23 Sep, 2017
  Daily Poll
Small traders even below the threshold limit too should register under GST system?
 Yes
 No
 Can't Say
  Commented Stories
» Starting an import export business: Basic guide for beginners(11)
» Export sops: WTO compliance(4)
» GST Council reduces GST rates on 18 handicrafts items(3)
» Committee on Exports formed to monitor issues post GST(2)
» Daily Staples from Daawat Now Offer up to Rs. 75 Paytm Cash(1)
 
 
About Us  |   Advertise with Us  
  Useful Links  |   Terms and Conditions  |   Disclaimer  |   Contact Us  
Follow Us : Facebook Twitter