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WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton is leaving to start a non-profit

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments




 WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton is leaving the Facebook-owned messaging app to start his own non-profit business. Acton announced the decision on Facebook, of course: After 8 years at WhatsApp, I have decided to move on and start a new chapter in my life. I am very fortunate at my age to have the flexibility to take new risks and focus on what I’m passionate about. I’ve decided… Read More


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WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton is leaving to start a non-profit

Tech Leaders Rank High Among 2014’s Biggest Philanthropists

| February 8, 2015



There was a time, not so long ago, when the country’s leading philanthropists were the oil barons and industrialists who helped build the nation’s infrastructure. Today, they’re the people building mobile messaging apps and the tiny waterproof cameras that you strap on your head before going skydiving.

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