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A group of tech billionaires is funding ‘fast grants’ of up to $500,000 for COVID-19 research, with every grant decision made in less than...

Typically, the grant approval process for academics can take months or years — but the Fast Grants fund prioritizes speed.

The 28 youngest billionaires in tech, from Stripe’s founders to the owner of TikTok

Many of the world's youngest billionaires, like Evan Spiegel and Mark Zuckerberg, hail from the tech industry.
Stripe CEO Patrick Collison.

Stripe CEO Patrick Collison announced his engagement over the weekend with a geeky joke on Twitter

Patrick Collison, CEO of payments company Stripe, announced his engagement in a way only industry insiders will understand.

Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs, and 21 other tech moguls who never graduated college

The founders of billion-dollar tech companies — including Apple, WhatsApp, and Fitbit — have achieved success without ever getting college degrees.
Patrick Collison.

The 29-year-old CEO of Stripe reveals what it’s really like running a $9.2 billion startup

Stripe, the payments company founded eight years ago by two Irish brothers, is now worth $9.2 billion. But its 29-year-old CEO, Patrick Collison, says running a successful startup doesn't get any easier.
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff chats with San Francisco Mayor Mark Farrell, a venture capitalist on sabbatical, before the grand opening ceremony at Salesforce Tower in San Francisco.

It’s election day in California: Meet the 9 tech millionaires and billionaires who are quietly steering San Francisco city politics

San Francisco is, for better or worse, a tech city. As startups blossom, attracting a wave of entrepreneurs and investment dollars, the tech industry has achieved significant clout in local politics. These are the tech moguls who emerged as political power players in San Francisco.