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

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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

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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

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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 […]

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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

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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

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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  

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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

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Bill Gates – Preparing for the Next Epidemic: A First Step

We don’t know when or where the next epidemic outbreak will emerge, but this new effort is critical to getting the world ready to fight it. Source: Preparing for the Next Epidemic: A First Step

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Bill and Melinda Gates back an implant that could prevent HIV

You don’t have to wait until after an infection to fight HIV. A technique known as pre-exposure prophylaxis has you taking preemptive medicine on a regular basis, greatly reducing the chances that HIV will take root in the first place. Source: Bill and Melinda Gates back an implant that could prevent HIV

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