Buffett donates $3.17 Billion to Gates charity, four others

Warren Buffett on Monday donated roughly $3.17 billion of Berkshire Hathaway Inc stock to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and four family charities. Source: Buffett donates $3.17 bln to Gates charity, four others

CONTINUE READING

Bill Gates and Roger Federer teamed up to play tennis for charity

The odd couple played an exhibition match against John Isner and Mike McCready of Pearl Jam to raise money for charity. Source: Bill Gates and Roger Federer teamed up to play tennis for charity

CONTINUE READING

Bill Gates – Fight against neglected tropical diseases needs Big Pharma push: WHO

Progress has been made in tackling diseases that blind, disable and disfigure millions of poor in tropical areas each year, but drug companies need to step up donations of medicines, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday. Source: Fight against neglected tropical diseases needs Big Pharma push: WHO

CONTINUE READING

Bill Gates, Roger Federer to play charity doubles match in Seattle

The tennis legend and 18-time Grand Slam champion will come to town on April 29 for a charity event supporting The Roger Federer Foundation. The foundation has given $29 million children’s education in six African countries and Federer’s home country of Switzerland. Source: GeekWire: Bill Gates, Roger Federer to play charity doubles match in Seattle

CONTINUE READING

Bill Gates starts new project using satellites to help people after natural disasters

                          Bill and Melinda Gates have teamed up with Pierre Omidyar, the founder of eBay, to set up a new project that seeks to encourage the sharing of satellite data. The multi-million dollar mission, named “Radiant Earth”, will make reams of satellite images […]

CONTINUE READING

Gates Notes – Warren Buffett’s Best Investment & Reducing Newborn Mortality

Read Bill and Melinda Gates’s 2017 Annual Letter Source: Warren Buffett’s Best Investment

CONTINUE READING

The remarkable life and legacy of Ric Weiland, Microsoft employee No. 2, still making an impact a decade after his death

Weiland retired from Microsoft in 1988 at age 35 and began his second “career” as an influential donor in the Northwest and beyond. Weiland, who died in 2006, gave away $21.5 million before his death, and bequeathed an additional $170 million. His donations supported 11 different LGBTQ nonprofits, Stanford, United Way of King County, Seattle […]

CONTINUE READING

Bill Gates – Science is the Great Giver

Progress comes from innovation, which comes from research, which comes from investment, which comes from government funding. Source: Science is the Great Giver

CONTINUE READING

Q&A Melinda Gates explains why charity cannot wait

One of the biggest ways that Bill and Melinda Gates have revolutionized the world of philanthropy was to start giving away their Microsoft Corp fortune before they were old. Source: Q&A: Melinda Gates explains why charity cannot wait  

CONTINUE READING

Q&A: Gates Foundation’s Christian Witt on Using Open Innovation in Agriculture – AgFunderNews

We caught up with Christian Witt from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation ahead of his speaking slot at the Rothamsted Open Innovation Forum in the UK. Source: Q&A: Gates Foundation’s Christian Witt on Using Open Innovation in Agriculture – AgFunderNews

CONTINUE READING
Change this in Theme Options
Change this in Theme Options