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Jawed Karim | YouTube

image credit: Robin Brown/Flickr Jawed Karim was born in 1979 in Merseburg, East Germany. He attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign earning a Bachelor degree in Computer Science in 2004. He is the co-founder of YouTube along with Chad Hurley and Steve Chen also fellow PayPal employees. Karim has launched a venture fund called Youniversity Ventures with the goal of helping university students and former students to develop and launch there business ideas. On Saturday, April 23, 2005 at 8:27PM Jawed uploaded YouTube's first video entitled "Me at the zoo".

 

 

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