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Byju's founder, Raveendran polevaults into billionaire club with latest funding of $150 mn
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Byju's founder, Raveendran polevaults into billionaire club with latest funding of $150 mn

Founded in 2008 by Divya Gokulnath and former teacher Byju Raveendran, BYJU’S offers a learning app, was launched in 2015

Naspers, Canada pension plan invest $540 mn in online education startup Byju's; funding to drive innovation
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Naspers, Canada pension plan invest $540 mn in online education startup Byju's; funding to drive innovation

In June this year, Byju's had said it has crossed Rs 100 crore in monthly revenue and had revised its revenue targets for this year to Rs 1,400 crore.

BYJU'S to close $400 million funding round led by Naspers, company to be valued at about $3.6 billion
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BYJU'S to close $400 million funding round led by Naspers, company to be valued at about $3.6 billion

In June this year, BYJU'S had said it has crossed Rs 100 crore in monthly revenue and had revised its revenue targets for this year to Rs 1,400 crore.

Mark Zuckerberg is planning to sell 35-75 million Facebook shares in next 18 months
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Mark Zuckerberg is planning to sell 35-75 million Facebook shares in next 18 months

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said his wife Priscilla and he feel a responsibility to do their part to address global challenges.

Mark Zuckerberg wants to sell 35-75 million Facebook shares to fund the social network's work in education and advocacy
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Mark Zuckerberg wants to sell 35-75 million Facebook shares to fund the social network's work in education and advocacy

Zuckerberg also asked the company's board to withdraw the proposal to reclassify the stock that he proposed to create last year.

Mark Zuckerberg to finally get his Harvard degree, to give a commencement address
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Mark Zuckerberg to finally get his Harvard degree, to give a commencement address

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, one of Harvard University's most famous dropouts, will return to his one-time alma mater this summer to deliver the commencement address at the convocation ceremony.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has no plans to run for US president
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has no plans to run for US president

Shelving rumours surrounding his plans to run for the US presidency, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has insisted that for now he has no such intentions, saying he would continue to work to grow his company.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has no plans to run for US Presidential elections
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has no plans to run for US Presidential elections

Shelving rumours surrounding his plans to run for the US presidency, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has insisted that for now he has no such intentions, saying he would continue to work to grow his company.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's 2017 challenge: meet people from every state in the US
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's 2017 challenge: meet people from every state in the US

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg challenges himself every year. For 2017, his challenge is to meet people from every state in the US.

Mark Zuckerberg says his approach to create social change is different from most philanthropy
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Mark Zuckerberg says his approach to create social change is different from most philanthropy

Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan spoke about their charity organisation and the mission to cure diseases.

Here are some tech philanthropists and their plans to make the world a better place by spending billions
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Here are some tech philanthropists and their plans to make the world a better place by spending billions

The road to utopia is paved with billions of dollars, here are the world changing plans of philanthropists who made fortunes from technology companies.

Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan commit to investing $3 billion to cure diseases
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Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan commit to investing $3 billion to cure diseases

It has been announced that the Chan Zuckerberg initiative will spend more than $3 billion over the next decade to help cure and manage human diseases.

Mark Zuckerberg leads $50 mn infusion into Byju's, says learning is a key focus area
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Mark Zuckerberg leads $50 mn infusion into Byju's, says learning is a key focus area

The company is profitable in India with an month-on-month growth of 15 percent.

Indian tech firm Byjus raises $50 million from Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative and four VC partners
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Indian tech firm Byjus raises $50 million from Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative and four VC partners

Education technology provider Byjus announced raising $50 million (Rs 333 crore) from Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) and four venture capital partners.

Mark Zuckerberg sells $95mn worth of Facebook shares for charity
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Mark Zuckerberg sells $95mn worth of Facebook shares for charity

In the first gesture to fulfil his pledge that he and his wife made last year, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has sold $95 million of the social networking giant’s shares.

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative makes its first major investment
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Chan Zuckerberg Initiative makes its first major investment

Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg's philanthropy venture has made its first major investment, leading a funding round in a startup that trains and recruits software developers in Africa.

Water shortage stalls Facebook's school for poor in US
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Water shortage stalls Facebook's school for poor in US

Funded by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan, the construction of a school for low-income students has been stalled in California owing to a major water shortage, a media report has said.

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg clarifies, no tax benefit from philanthropic initiative
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Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg clarifies, no tax benefit from philanthropic initiative

Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Thursday he and his wife would receive no tax benefit from setting up their new philanthropic endeavor as a limited liability company and hinted at the types of efforts it would support.