• Signal created a nonprofit with $50 million from WhatsApp cofounder

    7 monthes ago - By Fast Company

    Signal, the encrypted messaging app secure enough for Edward Snowden himself, just launched an umbrella organization called the Signal Foundation. WhatsApp cofounder Brian Acton, who left parent company Facebook last year, has invested $50 million in the nonprofit, and will act as executive chairman and financier. The funding will go toward improving Signal, expanding its...
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  • Signal expands into the Signal Foundation with $50M from WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton

    Signal expands into the Signal Foundation with $50M from WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton

    7 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Perhaps the most surprising thing I learned about Signal when I spoke with Moxie Marlinspike, the app's creator, last year at Disrupt, was that it was essentially running on a shoestring budget. An tool used by millions and feared by governments worldwide, barely getting by! But $50M from WhatsApp founder Brian Acton should help secure the app's future, through the newly founded...
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