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The Crazy, True-Life Adventures of Norway's Most Radical Billionaire
Success Stories

The Crazy, True-Life Adventures of Norway's Most Radical Billionaire

Fred Olsen is both the owner of Timex and its most successful watch designer. He's also a world-class sailor and an oil industry pioneer, and was rumored to have inspired a Simpsons character.
These Are the Richest Billionaires Under 40
Wealth

These Are the Richest Billionaires Under 40

Facebook has created more billionaires under 40 than any other company.
Robert Frank
Where Famous Tech Founders Went to College (Infographic)
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Where Famous Tech Founders Went to College (Infographic)

Whether they dropped out or stuck it out, going to college more than paid off for today's top tech startup billionaires -- higher ed skeptic and Stanford alum Peter Thiel included.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The Billionaires Who Gained and Lost the Most Money in 2014
Billionaires

The Billionaires Who Gained and Lost the Most Money in 2014

Among the tech elite, it was a good year for Jack Ma, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg. For Jeff Bezos, not so much.
Catherine Clifford
Bill Gates: Bitcoin Is 'Better Than Currency'
Bitcoin

Bill Gates: Bitcoin Is 'Better Than Currency'

That's right. America's richest man believes Bitcoin is a promising payments solution. Why? Because it's 'cheap.' However, his outlook isn't as bright on the anonymity aspect.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Elon Musk's Cryptic 'D' Tweet Practically Blew Up Twitter
Elon Musk

Elon Musk's Cryptic 'D' Tweet Practically Blew Up Twitter

It only takes a consonant to start a Twitter fire. Take it from billionaire Elon Musk.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Billionaire Entrepreneur Mark Cuban: 'Bitcoin Has No Shot as a Long-Term Digital Currency'
Bitcoin

Billionaire Entrepreneur Mark Cuban: 'Bitcoin Has No Shot as a Long-Term Digital Currency'

The outspoken Shark Tank star is anything but bullish on Bitcoin.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Billionaire Entrepreneur Mark Cuban: 'Failure is Part of the Success Equation'
Shark Tank

Billionaire Entrepreneur Mark Cuban: 'Failure is Part of the Success Equation'

Falling down and pulling yourself back up only makes you more kickass at business and in life, the Shark Tank star says.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
What Does Mark Cuban Do First Thing in the Morning?
Productivity

What Does Mark Cuban Do First Thing in the Morning?

For this billionaire entrepreneur, work is the breakfast of champions.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Billionaire Entrepreneur Larry Ellison Steps Down as CEO of Oracle
Larry Ellison

Billionaire Entrepreneur Larry Ellison Steps Down as CEO of Oracle

The company's co-founder will move to the board of directors. Two co-CEOs have been named to replace him.
Jason Fell
Dreams of Being a Billionaire? Get Your Entrepreneurial Hustle On.
Billionaires

Dreams of Being a Billionaire? Get Your Entrepreneurial Hustle On.

A new report shows that most of the world's billionaires made the majority of their wealth themselves.
Catherine Clifford
One of the World's Richest Men Wants a Three-Day Workweek
Productivity

One of the World's Richest Men Wants a Three-Day Workweek

Speaking at a business conference in Paraguay, Mexican telecommunications billionaire Carlos Slim called for a 'radical overhaul' of the traditional workweek paradigm.
Geoff Weiss
Best Advice from Billionaire Investors for Entrepreneurs (Infographic)
Investors

Best Advice from Billionaire Investors for Entrepreneurs (Infographic)

Warren Buffett, Carlos Slim, Carl Ichan, George Soros and a handful of other billionaires give their best advice for startups.
Catherine Clifford
Self-Made Billionaires Around the Globe: Where and Why They Thrive (Infographic)
Global Entrepreneurship

Self-Made Billionaires Around the Globe: Where and Why They Thrive (Infographic)

The London-based Centre for Policy Studies took a look at so-called 'SuperEntrepreneurs' and the government and policy infrastructures that best support them.
Catherine Clifford