Last year Ari Ramezani, cofounder of Phone Power, was diagnosed with stomach cancer. Ari's condition quickly turned for the worse, leading to his death in January. Here, his business partner Jim Murphy tenderly describes how Ari's passing changed their business forever.
They were doing just fine before, but the biggest of minority owners of Facebook are about to be catapulted into a far more elite bracket. As we ponder what they'll do with with new millions (billions, for cofounder Eduardo Saverin), here's a look at what got them where they are today.