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Swedish pharma billionaire Frederik Paulsen made this year's Forbes list.

Meet the 10 richest billionaires in healthcare, whose ranks include a doctor and heirs to pharmaceutical empires

Forbes just released its ranking of the world's richest billionaries. Here are the 10 richest billionaires in healthcare and biotech.
Bill Gates speaking at an event in Washington, 2014.

Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and other billionaires are betting on a bacteria that could change the way we grow food

An energy startup called Pivot Bio raised $70 million for its genetically modified bacteria, which helps cut down on the use of nitrogen fertilizer — a powerful source of environmental pollution.
Vinod Khosla.

The Supreme Court dealt a major blow to a billionaire California venture capitalist who bought and closed a beach that had been open to the public

The Supreme Court chose not to hear a case involving Vinod Khosla, who was ordered by an appeals court last year to reopen public access to a section of Martins Beach that he bought for $37 million and then closed off.
Fireworks explode over Victoria Harbour to celebrate the National Day on October 1, 2017 in Hong Kong, China. China is celebrating the 68th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.

Hong Kong now has more mega-millionaires than New York City

Hong Kong has seen a 31% increase in the number of ultra-rich residents worth at least $30 million, according to a new report from the data firm, Wealth-X.

24 mind-blowing facts about Warren Buffett and his $87 billion fortune

Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, has a net worth of $87.1 billion. He is the third-richest person in the world, but he never spends more than $3.17 on his daily McDonald's breakfast.
You need an incredible amount of money to live in the Peak.

Inside the Hong Kong billionaire enclave name-dropped in ‘Crazy Rich Asians,’ where Alibaba founder Jack Ma may have bought a $191 million...

The Peak is the most expensive neighborhood in Hong Kong, the world's most expensive city, and home to billionaires — including, possibly, Alibaba's Jack Ma.

You’ll reportedly need a minimum of $10 million in your family’s bank account to score an invite to this summer camp for rich millennials

These "workshops," reports Bloomberg, have become a trend among big banks, which have begun to offer luxurious, multi-day experiences to affluent young people in an effort to woo them as future clients.

The world’s largest maker of bitcoin mining chips is reportedly hoping to raise $18 billion in what could be one of the largest IPOs in history

Cryptocurrency mining chip maker Bitmain hopes to raise $18 billion for an IPO in the coming months, according to documents obtained by CoinDesk.

People are donating money to Kylie Jenner to help her become the world’s youngest billionaire

When Forbes reported that Kylie Jenner, 20, was just $100 million shy of becoming the world's youngest self-made billionaire, some fans decided to create a GoFundMe page to help her get there quicker.

Billionaires are paying as much as $23 million a piece for the latest ultra-wealthy status symbol: Citizenship in a foreign country

For some, the ability to purchase a secondary passport is a symbol of extreme wealth. But for others, buying a multi-millionaire dollar citizenship is about security.