DevX: "Forbes released its annual list of the world's billionaires Thursday, and technology companies are well represented, even though Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates is no longer the world's richest person."
on 03/13/2010 – Made popular on 03/13/2010
Bill Gates may be one of the world’s most famous philanthropists, entrepreneurs, and guest editors, but could he be adding venture capitalist to the list? Over the past few years it seems that Gates has, in fact, been increasing his investment in startups.
Though not as active in venture capital as other, less-billionaire-y, technology billionaires, Gates is nonetheless putting together a g
channel Register: "Granger got such a good deal in part by publicly threatening to move the NHS to Sun's Java desktop software. Shortly after that Bill Gates arrived to negotiate directly with Granger, visit the Department of Health and pick up a knighthood."