Billionaire WhatsApp cofounder is leaving Facebook to start a nonprofit

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WhatsApp cofounder Brian Acton, one of Silicon Valley’s most low-profile multibillionaires, is quitting his job at Facebook to launch a new nonprofit. “I am very fortunate at my age to have the flexibility to take new risks and focus on what I'm passionate about,” Acton wrote in a Facebook post last night. “I've decided to start 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...

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