Feb 9, 2019 - World

The Asia-Pacific region's young billionaire surge

Pinduoduo CEO Colin Huang. Photo: VCG via Getty Images

"A shift is underway among the world’s richest young entrepreneurs. ... [The Asia-Pacific region] is home to a rise in new self-made billionaires," Bloomberg's Andrew Heathcote writes.

By the numbers: "Six of the world's 10 wealthiest self-made billionaires age 40 and under are from the Asia-Pacific region, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. ... Four are Chinese and two are Australian. ... Just three are from the U.S., which used to dominate the list."

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