FROM FOOD STAMPS TO BILLIONAIRES!! MEET THE FOUNDERS OF WHATSAPP WHO JUST SOLD THEIR APP TO FACEBOOK FOR $16 BILLION!!!!

Tech time talk about a success story. From FOOD STAMPS to dropping out from SAN JOSE STATE UNIVERSITY  to BILLIONAIRE!!!

The creators of instant messaging service WhatsApp can now comfortably call themselves billionaires after signing a $19 billion deal with Facebook.
But the duo's road to becoming billionaires several times over has been filled with humble beginnings and setbacks
Koum, 37, who co-founded the app with Brian Acton in 2009 co-founded WhatsApp in 2009, and five years later, is now estimated to now be worth about $6.8 billion. But at one point he was a teenage immigrant who lived on food stamps.
The 'long time'-friend of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was just 16 when he moved to the U.S. from Ukraine.

Here’s what will change for you, our users: nothing.'
Check out their bio!

CV - JAN KOUM

Education: 
Mountain View High School 'Barely graduated', 1995
San Jose State University - BSc Computer Science, 'Dropped out'
Work Experience:
Yahoo! - Security and Operations Engineering and later Infrastructure Engineering, 1998 - 2007
Whatsapp - Senior Tweet Manager, 'building cool s*** used by millions of people', 2009 - Now
Other: Born in Ukraine, emigrated at 16. Quotes Kanye West in his Twitter bio. Long-time friend of Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

CV - BRIAN ACTON

Education:
University of Pennsylvania - Economics, Computer Science, Benjamin Franklin Scholar, 1991
 - Stanford University -  BSc Computer Science, 1994
Work Experience:
Apple Hardware Test Engineer, Software Engineer, 1993 - 1996 (apart from a short four month stint at Adobe in -94)
Yahoo! - From Software Engineer to Vice President of Engineering, 1996 - 2007
Whatsapp - "
Revolutionizing Mobile Communications", 2009 - Now
Other: Last tweet, posted in January 2012, was 'whatsapp'.

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