In 1981, Masayoshi Son founded SoftBank Group, and by the peak of the dot-com bubble, his net worth was surging by billions a week. He’d become one of the earliest investors in Yahoo, bet $20 million on Alibaba, and invested in about 800 other startups at the time. Today, he’s still Japan’s richest man.
Credits: AngelList via Outlook
Hell money is special money used in traditional Chinese beliefs in honour of deceased family and ancestors. By burning the banknotes, people believe that their dead loved ones will have money to live on in heaven. Many such banknotes are made to look uncannily like the real thing. I wonder if the Chinese Heaven has Western Union now?
GIF: hell_2 DATE: 27/11/2009
In 2016, $66.75 billion was spent on pets in the U.S.
Credits: Nicolette Groome via Giphy
What your Guatemalan foreign exchange clerk sees when she’s had too much ayahuasca.
Inspired by a postal address… in Uruguay
Credits: G1FT3D via Giphy
A clipart like GIF depicting a waving American 100-dollar banknote “bill” (older design)
GIF: dollar DATE: 11/08/2007
Credits: My classic GIFs collection