17 major US companies founded by immigrants

Google
Co-founded by Sergey Brin – Russia

Tesla, SpaceX, The Boring Company
Founded by Elon Musk – South Africa

Yahoo!
Co-founded by Jerry Yang – Taiwan

Facebook
Co-founded by Eduardo Saverin – Brazil

eBay
Founded by Pierre Morad Omidyar – France

General Dynamics
Founded by John Philip Holland – Ireland

AT&T
Founded by Alexander Graham Bell – Scotland

Intel
Co-founded by Andrew Grove – Hungary

Kohl’s
Founded by Maxwell Kohl – Poland

Huffington Post
Founded by Arianna Huffington – Greece

Pfizer
Founded by Charles Pfizer – Germany

Panda Express
Founded by Andrew Cherng & Peggy Cherng – Myanmar

Kraft
Founded by James L. Kraft – Canada

Capital One
Founded by Nigel Morris – England

Chobani
Founded by Hamdi Ulukaya – Turkey

 

Source: The “New American” Fortune 500

Photo by Luca Bravo

The most expensive cities in the world for expats

Planing to emigrate?

  1. Hong Kong – Hong Kong
  2. Luanda – Angola
  3. Zurich – Switzerland
  4. Singapore – Singapore
  5. Tokyo – Japan
  6. Kinshasa – Democratic Republic of Congo
  7. Shanghai – China
  8. Geneva – Switzerland
  9. N’Djamena – Chad
  10. Beijing – China
  11. New York City – United States
  12. Shenzhen – China
  13. Lagos – Nigeria
  14. Bern – Switzerland
  15. Seoul – South Korea
  16. Victoria – Seychelles
  17. London – United Kingdom
  18. Guangzhou – China
  19. Tel Aviv – Israel
  20. Abuja – Nigeria
  21. Dubai – United Arab Emirates

  22. Osaka – Japan

  23. Brazzaville – Congo

  24. Copenhagen – Denmark

  25. Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates

Source: Mercer’s annual Cost of Living Survey

Photo by Ashim D’Silva