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What Jack Ma, Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates Have in Common

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Some of the richest people in the world have had interesting paths in their life. Jack Ma of Alibaba, Jeff Bezos of Amazon and Bill Gates of Microsoft are all successful in their respects. There is a common underlying factor in the three men.

The own technology firms

Jeff Bezos was briefly the richest man in the world on Thursday 28th July 2017. The surge in Amazon stocks is said to have raised Bezos net worth at about $90 Billion although he did not finish the day as the richest man in the world. Bezos owns 79.9 million Amazon shares which translate to close to 17% of the company.

Bezos owns 79.9 million Amazon shares which turn to close to 17% of the company according to CNBC.

Bezos started selling book more than two decades ago in his garage and build one of the most respectable online platforms of this century

Jack Ma, who recently visited East Africa along side 38 other Chinese billionaires is the richest man in Asia with a net worth of about $36 billion based on Forbes magazine. He is the chairman of online e-commerce website Alibaba.

He is openly known as  Asian business magnate although he had an undesirable past compared to what he is now. Jack Ma’s idea of Alibaba is closely related to Jeff Bezos e-commerce giant Amazon.

He is openly known as  Asian business magnate although he had an undesirable past compared to what he is now. Jack Ma’s idea of Alibaba is closely related to Jeff Bezos e-commerce giant Amazon.
Bill Gates, who dropped out of college to start the most famous technology company Microsoft which owns a variety of assets including computer operating system Windows, search engine Bing and social platform for professionals LinkedIn.

They are all innovators and entrepreneurs.



The richest people have started their unique solutions to the world that has lifted them to their current wealth level. The focus most on solving human suffering, simplifying the way things are done and making work easier.

Most of the ideas they generated have been transformed to publicly traded organizations in which investors can own and feel part of them.

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