Five Indian-Americans in Forbes list of US' richest

Forbes said 2014 was another record year for American wealth, when the aggregate net worth of the richest 400 Americans was USD 2.29 trillion.

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Entrepreneurship is crucial to create gainful employment and economic empowerment, says Bharat Desai, co-founder and chariman, Syntel, in a chat with Prachi Rege.

Three Indian-Americans among America's 400 richest

Three Indian-Americans figure among America's 400 richest people with Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates retaining the top spot on the Forbes list for the twentieth straight year, at USD 72 billion.

Five Indian Americans among Forbes 400 richest

The Indian-Americans' list is topped by Bharat Desai and family with a net worth of USD 2 billion in the 239th place. Kenya-born Bharat Desai started as a programmer for Tata Consultancy Services, only to leave the company four years later to start Syntel with his wife.

Two IITians among 400 richest Americans

Two Indian Institute of Technology alumni have made it to Forbes` list of the 400 richest Americans topped for the 18th year in a row by Bill Gates with Warren Buffett second.