Austin Millionaires Austin, Texas is suddenly awash in millionaires. Dozens of start-up hi-tech companies have been bought or gone public, making their founders and their early employees extremely rich. Unlike previous generations of Americans for whom wealth was the late-season reward for a life's work, many of Austin's hi-tech high rollers are in their 20's and 30's. NPR's John Burnett asked them what they will do with the rest of their lives.
NPR logo

Austin Millionaires

Only Available in Archive Formats.
Austin Millionaires

Austin Millionaires

Austin Millionaires

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Austin, Texas is suddenly awash in millionaires. Dozens of start-up hi-tech companies have been bought or gone public, making their founders and their early employees extremely rich. Unlike previous generations of Americans for whom wealth was the late-season reward for a life's work, many of Austin's hi-tech high rollers are in their 20's and 30's. NPR's John Burnett asked them what they will do with the rest of their lives.