StripeCEO Patrick Collison got engaged this weekend, and he announced it on Twitter Sunday with an industry joke. “Hit our engagement metrics this weekend!” Collison wrote on Twitter, with well-wishing commenters-including fellow Silicon Valley execs – playing along with the joke. Collison, who keeps his personal life private from social […]
College students accrued more than $US1 trillion in debt last year pursuing higher education. However, there are incredibly successful tech executives, such as Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates, who started multi-billion-dollar companies without ever getting a college degree. Here are 23 tech founders and executives who never graduated college, but […]
There are eight under-30s on Forbes’ list of billionaires. Five of the billionaires inherited most of their wealth, while three are self-made. They work in a range of industries including finance, tech, food and beverage and consumer goods. It’s pretty rare to amass a billion dollars before the age of […]
John Collison, a 27-year-old originally from Ireland, is the world’s youngest self-made billionaire, worth an estimated $US1 billion. He and his brother, Patrick, are the cofounders of Stripe, a $US9.2 billion payments company they run out of San Francisco. John said there was “not a sliver of a chance that […]
John Collison, the cofounder and president of Stripe, is the world’s youngest self-made billionaire at 27. He started Stripe, designed to transform the way people make online payments, with his older brother when he was just 19. Originally from a small town in Ireland, he came to the US to […]
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