Striking it rich in tech

A number of entrepreneurs have parlayed tiny tech startups into millions, or even billions. The latest to hit the jackpot: WhatsApp founders Brian Acton, left, and Jan Koum, who sold their mobile messaging service to Facebook for $19 billion in cash and stock.

A number of entrepreneurs have parlayed tiny tech startups into millions, or even billions. The latest to hit the jackpot: WhatsApp founders Brian Acton, left, and Jan Koum, who sold their mobile messaging service to Facebook for $19 billion in cash and stock.