FreedomPop Inc., the wireless Internet startup backed by Skype co-founder Niklas Zennstrom, named Stephen Stokols its chief executive officer as it prepares to offer limited access for free to iPhones and other devices.
If the attendees at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, this week are the story of people who lead in politics and business or aspire to, the names of those not making the trip tell a different tale.
OneTwoTrip Ltd., the Russian online travel agency part-owned by Skype co-founder Niklas Zennstrom, may sell shares next year as it expands into hotel bookings to compete with Priceline.com Inc. and Expedia Inc.
Skype Technologies SA co-founder Niklas Zennstrom had argued privately that an initial public offering of the Internet calling service would have got it a higher value compared with a sale, the Financial Times reported, citing two people close to the sale of Skype to Microsoft Corp. for $8.5 billion last week.
Skype Technologies SA co-founder Niklas Zennstrom’s investment firm is raising a 300 million euro ($386 million) fund to back global technology companies, according to three people familiar with the situation.