Angel Au-Yeung

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4 weeks ago

Shopify Cracks The E-Commerce Code, And Its Billionaire CEO’s Fortune Doubles In Just Six Months

The e-commerce platform’s stock, which trades on the New York Stock Exchange, has skyrocketed up 106% since mid-February. 
By Angel Au-Yeung 4 min read
1 month ago

MacKenzie Bezos Is Now Officially World’s Third-Richest Woman

Jeff Bezos transferred a quarter of his Amazon shares to his ex-wife on July 29. He remains the richest person on the planet, while she jumps in as the world’s third-richest woman. 
By Angel Au-Yeung 3 min read
6 months ago

A Rare Find In Silicon Valley: A New Woman Billionaire In Tech

Safra Catz, the media-averse and once reluctant co-CEO of software behemoth Oracle, debuts on Forbes’ definitive ranking of the wealthiest people on earth with a net worth of $1 billion.
By Angel Au-Yeung 12 min read
1 year ago

World Cup 2018 Exclusive: The 15 Russian Billionaires Tied To The Games

Atleast 15 Russian billionaires found a way to get in on the World Cup, which begins in their homeland on June 14. They either received state contracts — just 6 of them control the companies that...
1 year ago

Snap Cofounders' Fortunes Plunge A Combined $1.3 Billion In One Day

Snap SNAP -21.94% cofounders Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy lost one-fifth of their net worth on Wednesday — a combined $1.3 billion — the day after a weak earnings report sent the stock diving 20%...
1 year ago

WhatsApp Billionaire Cofounder Jan Koum Plans To Leave Facebook

WhatsApp billionaire cofounder Jan Koum announced on Monday via his Facebook account he will be leaving the company, four years after Facebook acquired the messenger app he built with Brian Acton for...
1 year ago

Zuckerberg Gets Billions Richer As Facebook Stock Rises Amid Capitol Hill Hearing

In a highly anticipated hearing Tuesday, Facebook FB +4.5%founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg spent multiple hours answering questions from more than 40 U.S. Senators following revelations in recent...
1 year ago

Meet The Seven Russian Billionaires Sanctioned By The U.S. Treasury

On Friday morning the U.S. Department of Treasury announced new sanctions against 17 senior Russian government officials, 7 Russian billionaires and the 12 companies the oligarchs own or...