CEO Jeff Bezos thought there was a ’30% chance’ Amazon would succeed

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Thanks to Amazon’s success, CEO Jeff Bezos is the richest person on the globe, worth $207 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. But when he started Amazon as an online bookseller in 1994, Bezos thought it was likely that his business would fail.

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Warren Buffett donated another $2.9 billion, bringing his total donations since 2006 to $37 billion

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Warren Buffett just announced his annual charitable donations to the 5 philanthropies he’s chosen to give the vast bulk of his fortune to. This year, the “Oracle of Omaha” is distributing 15.9 million class B shares of Berkshire Hathaway valued at about $2.9 billion.

Read MoreWarren Buffett donated another $2.9 billion, bringing his total donations since 2006 to $37 billion