Jennifer Wang


1 month ago

New SoftBank Deal Lets WeWork Cofounder Adam Neumann Walk Away A Billionaire

The deal with SoftBank is a sweet one for Neumann, given the cash crunch that WeWork had been facing.
By Jennifer Wang 4 min read
4 months ago

Twilio Cofounder Jeff Lawson A New Billionaire As Company Stock Jumps 66% In 2019

The man who enables Yelp to send restaurant reservation reminders and Uber riders to call their drivers is now a billionaire.
By Jennifer Wang 8 min read
5 months ago

Warren Buffett To Donate $3.6 Billion Of His Berkshire Hathaway Shares

Buffett promised in 2006 that he will gradually give away all of his Berkshire Hathaway stock to charitable foundations. The gift will be Buffett’s biggest donation ever. 
By Jennifer Wang 6 min read
5 months ago

Why Blackstone Cofounder Steve Schwarzman Donated $188 Million To Support The Humanities And AI Ethics

Blackstone cofounder Stephen Schwarzman is no stranger to big gestures. He's donated nearly $800 million in the last six years.  
By Jennifer Wang 11 min read
6 months ago

Beyond MacKenzie Bezos: The WhatsApp Cofounder, Crypto Pioneer And Other Billionaires Who Signed The Giving Pledge

MacKenzie Bezos isn’t the only one signing away a big chunk of her fortune. On Tuesday, 18 other philanthropists joined Bill Gates and Warren Buffett’s Giving Pledge.
By Jennifer Wang 6 min read
9 months ago

Oprah, Kylie Jenner And The Other Richest Self-Made Women In the World

Of the 2,153 billionaires on the 2019 Forbes World’s Billionaires list, only 12% are women.
By Jennifer Wang 11 min read
11 months ago

The Biggest Billionaire Winners And Losers Of 2018

The biggest loser in the world was Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who had a terrible year amid internal scandals and damaging publicity. He was the only American among the ten biggest billionaire...
By Jennifer Wang 17 min read
1 year ago

These New York Real Estate Billionaires Stand To Profit From Amazon’s HQ2

The e-commerce giant chose New York’s Long Island City and northern Virginia’s Crystal City as the victors of its nationwide search for its HQ2.
By Jennifer Wang 11 min read