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These 7 tech CEOs and executives lost millions, along with the companies they helped build

In Silicon Valley, it seems failure is a rite of passage. Many founders have spent millions of investor cash, only to see their startups fold.

12 former Facebook insiders who ditched the company and are now outspoken critics

Cofounder Chris Hughes thinks Facebook should be broken up. Founding President Sean Parker worries what the platform is doing to kids' brains.

Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs, and 21 other tech moguls who never graduated college

The founders of billion-dollar tech companies — including Apple, WhatsApp, and Fitbit — have achieved success without ever getting college degrees.
Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes called for the social media giant to be broken into three companies in a recent op-ed.

People pushing to break up Facebook are overlooking one problem: It could bring back ‘growth hacking’

Breaking up Facebook would push social media back into a bad habit from the old days: growth hacking.
A number of Mark Zuckerberg's closest lieutenants have left the company.

14 of the most important early Facebook employees — and where they are now

Chris Cox, a key Facebook exec, is leaving the company. Here's a look at where the 13 most important Facebook employees in history are now.
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff chats with San Francisco Mayor Mark Farrell, a venture capitalist on sabbatical, before the grand opening ceremony at Salesforce Tower in San Francisco.

It’s election day in California: Meet the 9 tech millionaires and billionaires who are quietly steering San Francisco city politics

San Francisco is, for better or worse, a tech city. As startups blossom, attracting a wave of entrepreneurs and investment dollars, the tech industry has achieved significant clout in local politics. These are the tech moguls who emerged as political power players in San Francisco.

Spotify says Sean Parker launched pop star Lorde’s career by putting her on his ‘Hipster International’ playlist

Spotify filed to go public on Wednesday and used the opportunity to take credit for launching pop star Lorde's career. And Sean Parker was involved.
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Sean Parker’s other notorious startup, Plaxo, is finally dead — here’s how it influenced Facebook

Sean Parker founded and was fired from Plaxo, "the precursor to social networking."

Ex-Facebook president and billionaire Sean Parker reveals one of the biggest advantages rich people have over everyone else

The founding president of Facebook says rich people have better access to healthcare so they're going to live longer and continue to grow wealth.