How much did Eduardo get in the settlement?
Saverin eventually sued Facebook over breach of fiduciary duty.
Facebook and Saverin settled, and he walked away with 4% or 5% of the company.
That stake is now worth close to $5 billion.
Meanwhile, Facebook has done pretty well with Zuckerberg running the show with sole authority..
Are Eduardo Saverin and Mark Zuckerberg friends?
The only close friend of Mark Zuckerberg before Facebook was Eduardo. Eduardo had sued Mark for diluting his shares in Facebook. … They found out that Eduardo was accused of animal cruelty. But, when Mark was approached by his lawyers for the same point, he said a big No.
Did Mark Zuckerberg really screw Eduardo?
Like the Winklevoss brothers, Eduardo Saverin clearly felt he got screwed by Mark Zuckerberg in Facebook’s early days, and in one way, he did. We can tell from the previously unpublished letter included in this story that Zuckerberg didn’t really want Saverin to notice his stake in Facebook was being diluted.
Is Eduardo from the social network real?
The Social Network focused on portraying Eduardo Saverin as the real victim in the creation of Facebook, which is not surprising as he was a consultant on the book Sorkin based the story on. In the film, Saverin is a friend of Zuckerberg who is asked to help him fund TheFacebook.