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Snapchat's Fil-Am Co-Founder $2.1 B Richer Just 2 Days After IPO

Bobby Murphy's 27.1 million shares are now worth $5.7B after price closed 59% up last Friday

Snap Inc., the parent company of the ephemeral messaging app Snapchat, saw its share price surge by almost 60 percent in its first two days of trading after listing at the New York Stock Exchange Thursday. From an offer price of $17 ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | March 06, 2017 02:00:00
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How Wealthy Will Evan Spiegel Be Post-Snap IPO?

The Snapchat creator will likely be worth more than $4 billion

Snap Inc. is reportedly set to go public on the New York Stock Exchange during the first week of March.Now, thanks to an updated filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), we now have a clearer sense of just how wealthy the move will make ...

by Nina Zipkin  | February 20, 2017 12:00:00
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20 Crazy New Things We Learned About Snap

Snapchat co-founder Evan Spiegel revealed its inner workings for its IPO

After months of speculation, Snap Inc. filed for a $3 million IPO on the New York Stock Exchange last week. When the company officially goes public in March, it is expected to be valued at more than $20 billion.Founded in 2011, the maker ...

by Nina Zipkin  | February 07, 2017 07:00:00
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When success stories convince some that college isn't necessary

A study looks into the value of education among Britain’s young working class

Startup lore is synonymous with stories of genius founders who’ve bucked the system. The youngest tend to get into top schools, only to drop out and start world-changing companies. Bill Gates did that – as did Mark Zuckerberg. Richard Branson didn’t even ...

by Nina Zipkin  | July 21, 2016 08:00:00
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Who are the 10 youngest billionaires on Forbes' 2016 world's billionaires list?

Heirs or startup founders, they hit the billionaire status before turning 30.

Almost all of the billionaires on Forbes 2016 world’s billionaires list are under 30, most of whom are heirs and heiresses of their family’s long-established companies in their respective countries.Snapchat founders Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy are the only self-made billionaires who ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | March 08, 2016 07:00:00