Nearly six years ago, Google went public and unleashed over $170 billion in employee wealth--money that is now being actively re-invested in building the next wave of Googles.
Is Google the exception, or is such reinvestment the rule for Silicon Valley entrepreneurs?
A quick scan of the industry suggests that Google is, indeed, exceptional, but perhaps not to the extent that people think.
Googlers aren't alone in spending their wealth on technology investments, of course. Well-known entrepreneurs like Marc Andreessen and other angel investors have gone on to fund new start-ups like Twitter and LinkedIn.
Such angel investors get … Read more