The Pony Express

“WhatsApp” brings co-founder from rags to riches

Jeff Wallace

April 1, 2014

It is not that often that creating an app will bring someone from rags to riches. However, the co-founder of WhatsApp, Jan Koum, did just that. As a boy, Koum grew up in Ukraine and eventually immigrated to the United States where he and his mother settled in San Francisco, California. He grew up po...

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