The Microsoft co-founder increased his fortune thanks to his investments in the Vroom used car platform, which increased his share performance by more than 100%.
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Bill Gates, Co-founder of Microsoft, who is the second richest person in the world, continues to increase his wealth. Now thank you Vroom, the online platform for buying and selling used cars in which you have invested.
New York-based Vroom shares rose 118% to $ 47.90 each, increasing the value of approximately 6% of Gates by more than $ 175 million.
Co-chair of the Bill Melinda Gates Foundation, owner of Vroom’s stake in Cascade Investment, ended the day with a net worth of $ 115.1 billion. This emerges from the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, a ranking of the top 500 most richest in the world.
Vroom is also supported by L Catterton, General Catalyst Partners and T. Rowe Price Associates.