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The Richest Of The Rich: Top 20 Tech Billionaires Of 2015

Forbes just released its annual list of the richest people in the world, and many of the uber-rich are found in the tech industry. Here are the top 20 tech billionaires of 2015.

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19. Hiroshi Mikitani

Net worth: $8.7 billion

Hiroshi Mikitani is the chairman and CEO of Rakuten, Japan's largest e-retailer. Recently, Mikitani acquired U.S. online rebate site Ebates for $1 billion. The site allows users to earn cash back when buying goods at stores. The 50-year-old left Japan to attend Harvard Business School in 1993, where he earned his MBA. After working for Industrial Bank of Japan and later starting his own consulting group called Crimson Group, Mikitani founded Rakuten with a small group in 1997 with $250,000 of their own money. Today the company generates over $5 billion annually. Forbes ranks Mikitani as the 151strichest person in the world.

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