Eduardo Luiz Saverin is a Brazilian entrepreneur and angel investor.
Eduardo Luiz Saverin is a Brazilian entrepreneur and angel investor. Saverin is one of the co-founders of Facebook.
Saverin attended the Gulliver Preparatory School in Miami. He then attended Harvard University, where he resided at Eliot House, a member of Phoenix S.K. Club, and president of the Harvard Investment Association. While a college student at Harvard, Saverin used his interest in meteorology to predict hurricane patterns, making $ 300,000 through oil futures investments.
During his freshman year at Harvard, Saverin met another Harvard college student, sophomore Mark Zuckerberg. Noting the lack of a dedicated social networking website for Harvard students and teamed up to launch Facebook in 2004.
Since 2009 Saverin has been based in Singapore. Saverin and Elaine Andriejanssen, a Chinese Indonesian who studied at Raffles Girls’ School and Tufts University, became engaged on March 27, 2014 and got married on June 25, 2015, in the French Riviera.
Saverin is portrayed by Andrew Garfield in The Social Network, based on The Accidental Billionaires by Ben Mezrich.