• Co-Founder of WhatsApp Brian Acton set to Leave Company for His Own Foundation

    The co-founder of WhatsApp, Brian Acton, set to leave Facebook-owned company, WhatsApp, to start his nonprofit foundation.

    Eight years ago, Brian Acton and CEO Jan Koum launched WhatsApp but yesterday, Acton announced his departure in a Facebook post on the 12th of September, 2017.

    The post reads:

    "I have decided to move on and start a new chapter in my life. A non-profit focused at the intersection of nonprofit, technology and communications.  "It's something I've thought about for a while, and now it's time to just focus and execute.  "I'll have more to share in the coming months." 

    According to ventureBest's source, he will leave the company officially in November.

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