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Meet the Scrappy Young Entrepreneurs of ABC Family's Upcoming 'Startup U' Show
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Meet the Scrappy Young Entrepreneurs of ABC Family's Upcoming 'Startup U' Show

The new reality TV series follows 10 hungry millennials as they perfect their startup pitches, then battle for big bucks from billionaire investor Tim Draper.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
What Is the Future of Bitcoin?
Bitcoin

What Is the Future of Bitcoin?

Game-changing or not, the cryptocurrency is anything but a joke to a growing number of entrepreneurs.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The Top 25 Self-Made Billionaires In the World
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The Top 25 Self-Made Billionaires In the World

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and Amancio Ortega are at the top of a new list released by research firm Wealth-X.
Catherine Clifford
The 7 Books Bill Gates Wants You to Read This Summer
Bill Gates

The 7 Books Bill Gates Wants You to Read This Summer

The brainy billionaire says you'll rip through one of his picks in 'three hours tops...because it's funny and smart as hell.' Sounds a bit like him, no?
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Which Tech Billionaires Donate the Most to Charity? (Infographic)
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Which Tech Billionaires Donate the Most to Charity? (Infographic)

Who is the most generous man in the world? We bet you can guess.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
11 Things You Might Not Know About Google
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11 Things You Might Not Know About Google

A treasure trove of curious tidbits torn from the pages of Backrub's -- oops, we mean Google's -- company history.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
5 Things You Don't Know About Elon Musk
Elon Musk

5 Things You Don't Know About Elon Musk

There's much more to the brainiac rocket man than Mars, money and machines.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Elon Musk Unveils Clean, Green Batteries to Power the World
Elon Musk

Elon Musk Unveils Clean, Green Batteries to Power the World

'The issue with existing batteries is that they suck," the Tesla founder and billionaire said.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
6 Things to Know About Elon Musk's Big Announcement Tonight
Elon Musk

6 Things to Know About Elon Musk's Big Announcement Tonight

Lights, camera...batteries? Here's what the Tesla founder wants you to get all charged up about.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Why Mark Cuban Thinks the Comcast-Time Warner Cable Deal Fell Apart
Mark Cuban

Why Mark Cuban Thinks the Comcast-Time Warner Cable Deal Fell Apart

The feisty billionaire investor and 'Shark Tank' star sounded off about the failed mega merger on Twitter and -- no surprise -- he's pointing the finger at the FCC.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Surprise! Mark Zuckerberg Isn't a Workaholic. Well, Not Exactly.
Mark Zuckerberg

Surprise! Mark Zuckerberg Isn't a Workaholic. Well, Not Exactly.

In his latest Q&A, the billionaire Facebook CEO talked work habits, net neutrality and virtual reality. He even fielded Qs from Richard Branson and Shakira. And, no, he didn't hire that dude who asked him for a job.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
From Marco Polo to Mark Zuckerberg: The Evolution of the Entrepreneur (Infographic)
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From Marco Polo to Mark Zuckerberg: The Evolution of the Entrepreneur (Infographic)

Adaptability, courage, drive and grit have been the hallmarks of the best entrepreneurs throughout the ages.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
8 CEOs Who Amassed a Fortune Before Age 30 (Infographic)
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8 CEOs Who Amassed a Fortune Before Age 30 (Infographic)

Young, rich and brainy. It's an envious trifecta. Elon Musk fits the bill. Who else made the luxe list?
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The Crazy, True-Life Adventures of Norway's Most Radical Billionaire
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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.