The Houses That Entrepreneurship Built

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Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos

Location: Las Vegas

Price: Undisclosed

Wild side: Hsieh's apartment has a jungle-themed party room.

A few years ago, Hsieh had a vision for a revitalized downtown Las Vegas. Now he's putting his money where his mouth is. Hsieh recently announced plans on investing $350 million of his personal funds to accelerate that mission. Specifically, Hsieh told Bloomberg in November that he is allocating about $200 million to developing real estate in downtown Las Vegas, $50 million to funding tech startups, $50 million devoted to arts and culture, and $50 million to education.

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