Of the world's 10 richest tech billionaires, four are college dropouts. All are men, all are from two countries (the United States and China), and all currently are or were heads of companies.
These are some seriously wealthy folks — the entry level to this list is $18.2 billion net worth (that includes cash, stock, and various other holdings). Some now spend their time trying to change the world, others spend their time owning sports teams, and some are still running the company that made them rich.
China's 100 richest billionaires are worth 7% less than a year ago. Read on for more facts about where the wealthiest live and the state of wealth in China.
As always, the annual CEATEC technology conference in Tokyo was full of big announcements from the country’s big tech companies. The event is Japan’s largest IT and electronics trade show.
China has more billionaires than almost any other country in the world. In Forbes' 2015 ranking of the world's richest, 213 of the billionaires are from China. That number is second only to the United States, with 536 billionaires. ...
The tech titans on FORBES’ second annual list of the world’s 100 richest tech billionaires are worth a combined $892 billion. More than half of these billionaires live in the United States and only four are women.