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The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 1 and 2 Summary

Ben Mezrich
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Chapters 1 and 2 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 1: October 2003

Eduardo Saverin was one of several hundred Harvard college students gathered as guests of the Phoenix-S K. He iwas dentified a young black man, who looked to be a senior, as a Phoenix member. He introduced himself. The man, Darron recognized Eduardo's last name as "the hedge fund owner." Eduardo and his brother didn't really have a hedge fund but he and his brother invested in one. They bet against the trend in oil futures and earned a $300,000 profit. Eduardo was excited about the possibility of membership in the Phoenix, something that would be important for his future.

Eduardo noticed an awkward looking geeky young man who remained remote from the group most of the evening. He was a mop-haired kid who looked like a duck out of water. There was no way this kid had the social networking skills to...

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