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[Infographic] The People Behind The Biggest Apps In The World

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Did you know that a 17-year old made $30 million from an app he created and sold to Yahoo where he now works? Yup, that would be Summly founder Nick D’Aloisio, who – according to those in the know – hasn’t yet spent his money since the acquisition in 2013?

Or how about Dong Nguyen, who developed an incredibly successful mobile gaming app called Flappy Bird – that happened to be, oh, earning $50,000 a day from advertising – but decided to shut the app down?

On the other hand, are you aware that Markus Persson, founder of Minecraft, actually gave away $3 million in dividends last year to his employees?

The folks behind some of the most amazing apps in the world can be quite different in their approach to money. Here’s an interesting infographic from the folks at IrishApps.org highlighting some of these now famous founders:

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