If you’d like to get really rich, really quickly while you’re still really young, Silicon Valley can make that happen. Of course, it’s also a place where bank accounts are depleted and dreams fail. But unlike Wall Street — where wealth is ploddingly created as bankers and consultants rise through the corporate ladder — wealth in the tech sector can strike like oil, with the right idea, the right timing and the right luck.
That’s made clear in a new report on global billionaires from Wealth-X, which surveys the landscape of the 10-figured titans. [ Recode ]