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.
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?