Eduardo Saverin (Education)

Co-Founder Of Facebook

Undergraduate Education: Economics

Saverin studied at Harvard University where he was an economics major. At Harvard, he was a member of the Alpha Epsilon Pie fraternity and President of the Harvard Investments Association. During his time at Harvard, Saverin made $300,000 through investments in the Brazilian oil industry by taking advantage of Brazil’s non-existent insider trading laws. At Harvard, Saverin lived with his future Facebook co-founders, Mark Zuckerberg, Chris Hughes, and Dustin Moskovitz. When Zuckerberg began working on The Facebook in his Kirkland Residence he turned to Saverin to finance project. Saverin put up the initial $15,000 to finance new website. Saverin graduated Harvard as a magna cum laude.