That’s what Mojang’s Notch did. Thanks to the astonishing success of Minecraft, he pocketed around 3 million dollars in dividends from Mojang. At which point, he decided to reinvest it in the company, by which we mean, give his employees an incredible year end bonus :
In an industry ruled by alpha dog status seekers living in immense palatial estates, it’s kind of nice to see someone whose wealth didn’t turn them into a cliche. Congratulations, Mojang employees. You might be the only people in the business whose bosses aren’t bastards.