A cheat sheet to the gusher of cash flooding the system in advance of Election Day. Tech resistance to U.S. President Donald Trump has reached its zenith. But the universe of Democrats who are willing to cut seven-figure checks to liberal causes is still very small. By Silicon Valley standards, the amount of money required to be a top-tier player in political fundraising is shockingly small. One million dollars in political giving — a small part of some tech billionaires’ net worth — could make them revered and feared campaign donors. But we’ve seen little changing of the guard.