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BlackBerry co-founder Lazaridis to retire May 1

Mike Lazaridis, who was left his position as co-CEO last year, is stepping down from the BlackBerry board as well. His new $100 million investment fund beckons.

By March 28, 2013

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Golden parachutes for Balsillie, Lazaridis in wake of RIM ouster

According to a filing with the SEC, co-CEO Jim Balsillie received the greater amount -- about $7.93 million in total entitlements -- upon his departure.

By June 15, 2012

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Ex-RIM CEO Lazaridis to buy $50M in additional stock

Mike Lazaridis, who very recently stepped down as co-CEO, on new chief Thorsten Heins: "I absolutely know he will take this company to new heights."

By January 30, 2012

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Co-founder officially drops bid for BlackBerry

Mike Lazaridis abandons his plans to buy the ailing smartphone maker via a joint bid with a fellow co-founder.

By December 25, 2013

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BlackBerry founder hikes stake in company, weighs takeover

Founder and former co-CEO Mike Lazaridis hopes to save the foundering smartphone maker.

By October 10, 2013

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Correction: BlackBerry co-CEO

Mike Lazaridis wasn't technically ousted as BlackBerry co-CEO but voluntarily stepped down amid stockholder pressure.

By April 1, 2013

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Cerberus, Qualcomm may join bid with BlackBerry co-founders

As the deadline approaches for Fairfax Financial to firm up its offer for BlackBerry, the two companies are jumping into the ring with co-founders Mike Lazaridis and Doug Fregin, The Wall Street Journal reports.

By November 1, 2013

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'Star Trek' inspires BlackBerry founder to launch quantum fund

Known for his long-standing interest in quantum technology, Mike Lazaridis creates a $100 million investment fund aimed at bringing science breakthroughs to the commercial world.

By March 19, 2013

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BlackBerry bosses booted to revive RIM

BlackBerry bosses Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis have stepped down from leadership of Research in Motion.

By January 23, 2012

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RIM's co-CEOs step down; insider Heins takes helm

Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis resign their positions in the beleaguered company as profits decline and investor disappointment grows.

By January 22, 2012