Facebook's Mark Zuckerg, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, and Bill Gates are all billionaires. But: Who is the richest?
The increase in Amazon's stock price since early 2017 has made Jeff Bezos the first person to amass a $100 billion fortune. The list also revealed that, financially, US President Donald Trump did not have the best year.
Jeff Bezos, the founder and CEO of Amazon, has committed $2 billion to support schools in low-income areas and help homeless families. This only months after the company resisted a similar effort by the city of Seattle.
What binds the most successful companies in the world together? According to some, it's so-called "platform" business models. And if European firms want to compete in the digital age, they need to catch up.
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