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From Elon Musk to Tim Cook, here's where the world's most influential tech founders and CEOs went to college — and what they studied

College is where many figure out what they're actually interested in and determine the career they want to pursue. We researched the degrees and schools attended by well-known tech CEOs, many of whom launched their companies or landed on the idea for their first startup while studying at college. Here's where 52 CEOs and founders in the tech industry went to school, and what they studied. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. For new college students, choosing a major can feel l...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Europe, Elon Musk, Cook, Sweden, Maryland, Microsoft, Yahoo, Mba, Stanford, India, Satya Nadella, Trends


Evervault raises $3.2M from Sequoia, Kleiner for an API to build apps with privacy baked in

Data privacy for apps is typically part of the purview of compliance teams — a model that isn’t always perfect, judging by the number of breaches and the extensive regulation that’s been (and still being) put in place to force companies and organizations to behave better. Now, in an effort to improve how apps manage data privacy, a startup called Evervault — founded by a 19 year-old in Dublin, Ireland — is building a data protection solution aimed at developers, by way of an API, which aims to b...
Tags: Amazon, Developer, Tech, Ireland, Silicon Valley, Kleiner Perkins, Sequoia, Bay Area, DUBLIN Ireland, Shane, Collison, Curran, Mamoon Hamid, Auctomatic, Stephanie Zhan, Evervault


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

College students accrued more than $1 trillion in debt last year pursuing higher education. However, there are incredibly successful tech executives, such as Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates, who started multi-billion-dollar companies without ever getting a college degree. Here are 23 tech founders and executives who never graduated college, but nevertheless attained massive success. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. It's been consistently shown that are bound to earn more t...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Florida, New York, London, Sweden, Mississippi, Microsoft, Yahoo, California, Steve Jobs, Drew Houston, Stanford, China, Boston, New York City


The youngest self-made billionaire on Earth says his success is less about his own brilliance and more about his employees — and luck

27-year-old John Collison, originally of Ireland, is the world's youngest self-made billionaire and is worth an estimated $1 billion. He and his brother, Patrick, are the cofounders of Stripe, a $9.2 billion dollar payments company that they run out of San Francisco. John Collison says there's "not a sliver of a chance that we would be here" without the hard work of hundreds of employees building Stripe. He said there's also room for luck in the equation.   John Collison is the youngest self...
Tags: Ebay, Boston, San Francisco, Trends, Bloomberg, Earth, Harvard, Ireland, Npr, Zillow, Eric Schmidt, Limerick, Forbes, San Francisco Bay Area, Patrick, Collison