WhatsApp founder Jan Koum a Ukraine immigrant who was once living on welfare, hit the jackpot with 76.4 million Facebook shares now worth $5.8 billion when he and his partner sold their mobile messaging service to the social networking leader.
The auction benefits the Glide Foundation, which provides meals, health care, job training, rehabilitation and housing support to the poor and homeless in San Francisco
Vinod Khosla, a billionaire venture capitalist, is expected to testify Monday afternoon in Redwood City in a case where he’s accused of violating public access laws when he closed off Martins Beach.
The Beats co-founder says Forbes’ rich list has changed “in a big way”
An unnamed Silicon Valley billionaire has purchased the world’s most valuable life insurance policy.
Phil Matier looks at the shift in politics on both sides of the aisle where large amounts of money are coming in from individuals with very specific agendas, but asks— is this Democracy?
Ashton Kutcher is reportedly getting another role as an Internet billionaire. Kutcher has been cast as Steve Jobs in a movie about the late Apple co-founder…
A Russian billionaire investor has purchased a lavish, 25,500-square-foot mansion in Silicon Valley for $100 million, believed to be the most ever paid for a single-family home in the United States.