Divya Narendra on life after the Facebook lawsuit

Divya Narendra Talks Trust in the Years Following the Facebook Lawsuit

Divya Narendra Talks Trust in the Years Following the Facebook Lawsuit

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July 28 2015 2:00 AM

Divya Narendra on Entrepreneurship, Trust, and Life After Facebook

The social media pioneer opens up about the lawsuit that could’ve defined his career.

Divya Narendra
Divya Narendra.

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Listen to this episode of The Moment with guest Divya Narendra:


This week on The Moment, Brian Koppelman talks with Divya Narendra, the founder and CEO of the investor community SumZero. Early in his career, Narendra was embroiled in a lawsuit with Mark Zuckerberg over the origins of Facebook.

Divya tells Brian about developing Harvard Connection and the lessons he took away from the Facebook lawsuit. Also, Brian and Divya talk about startups, Divya’s portrayal in The Social Network, and what can and cannot be taught in schools. Plus, the tech exec explains how he cultivated his mind and never lost a minute of sleep throughout the case against Facebook.

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Brian Koppelman is a filmmaker (Rounders, Solitary Man), essayist, and podcaster. His latest project is the upcoming Showtime series Billions.