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Jawed Karim was born in 1979, East Germany is a German, Bangladeshi American internet entrepreneur. He is best known for being the co-founder of the popular video sharing website YouTube. Many of the core components of PayPal, including its real-time anti-fraud system, were also designed and implemented by Karim.

Karim was born in Merseburg, East Germany, but crossed the Berlin Wall and grew up in Neuss, West Germany. He moved to the United States with his family in 1992, two years after German reunification. He graduated from Central High School in Minnesota and later attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He left campus prior to graduating to become an early employee at PayPal, but continued his coursework, earning his Bachelor of Science in computer science in 2004.While working at PayPal, he met Chad Hurley and Steve Chen. The three later founded the YouTube video sharing website in 2005. YouTube's first video, Me at the zoo, was uploaded by Karim on April 23, 2005.

After co-founding the company and developing the YouTube concept and website with Chad Hurley and Steve Chen, Karim enrolled as a graduate student in computer science at Stanford University while acting as an advisor to YouTube. When YouTube was acquired by Google, Karim received 137,443 shares of stock, worth about $64 million based on Google's closing stock price at the time.

More recently, Karim has launched a venture fund called Youniversity Karim Ventures, with the goal of helping current and former university students to develop and launch their business ideas.


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