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Centibillionaire Bill Gates dropped out of Harvard to found Microsoft.

11 billionaires who dropped out of college before making their fortunes

DreamWorks Animation cofounder David Geffen once lied about having graduated from UCLA. In reality, he dropped out of UT Austin.
Up until 2013, Jeff Bezos was still seen driving a Honda Accord.

Hondas, Toyotas, and a Morris Minor: These are the surprisingly modest car choices of the world’s top tech billionaires

Jeff Bezos is the richest man in the world and up until 2013, he was still seen driving a Honda Accord.
Travis Kalanick is worth $5.45 billion.

Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is worth $5.5 billion — here’s how he spends his fortune, from a $36.4 million penthouse to a year-long tr...

Formerly the CEO of Uber, Travis Kalanick has no clear ventures into philanthropy. Here's how he spends his $5.5 billion fortune.

The Uber executive who was linked to company scandals was reportedly vetted by Trump for a Cabinet position

Emil Michael left Uber in 2017 following a probe into its workplace culture and a report he visited an "escort bar" with other Uber executives.
Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick was at the helm of the company during the years being examined by the IRS.

Uber says the IRS is examining its past tax returns

The company made the revelations in its first quarterly filing with the SEC as a public company on Tuesday.

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.
Uber director Ryan Graves has resigned from the board.

Uber’s first employee and one of Travis Kalanick’s last allies has left the company’s board just 2 weeks after IPO

Ryan Graves, who once served as CEO of Uber, will officially step down from the board on May 27 — just two weeks after its lackluster public offering.

Employees at Uber’s headquarters reportedly started drinking before 6 a.m. on the day of its IPO, and a party at another office was shut down

Partying at Uber's headquarters in San Francisco started at 5:30 a.m. on May 10, the day the company launched its IPO, The Washington Post reported.

Uber isn’t screwed. There are a ton of ways it could become a profitable monster.

Uber has had a rough start as a public company, but there's still a lot the company can do to turn the ship around.
Austin Geidt

Meet Austin Geidt, the Uber exec whose life is the stuff of Silicon Valley legend, who joined the company as an intern in 2010, got sober at age 20, a...

Austin Geidt showed up to Uber with a "blank" resume, and rose through the ranks in a career that would make anyone in Silicon Valley jealous.