publication date: Wednesday, July 9, 2014 (part of Summer 2014)

category: Business

clue: This philanthropist has a macro fortune from micro beginnings.

explanation: Gates made his fortune with MIcrosoft. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, and Erik Bates


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