Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga and George Soros met at the World Economic Forum announcing plans to explore creating a social enterprise to apply commercial strategies to deliver a positive impact on society. (Photo Business Wire)
By Shai Genish On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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George Soros, Mastercard Partner to Aid Migrants, Refugees

Billionaire investor George Soros and Mastercard announced a partnership to make the world a better place. The partnership of two giants, Humanity Ventures, will apply commercial strategies to help forced migrants, More...

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By Jewish Business News On Thursday, January 12th, 2017
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Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Hires David Plouffe, Uber Exec and Former Obama Advisor

Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Dr. Priscilla Chan’s foundation the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has brought in David Plouffe as its president of policy and advocacy. Plouffe managed President Barack Obama’s More...

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By Jewish Business News On Tuesday, December 20th, 2016
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American Friends of Tel Aviv University Celebrates Opening of the Steinhardt Museum of Natural History at Annual Gala Dinner

L-R Judy Steinhardt, with event honoree, Michael Steinhardt, and daughter, Sara Berman.   American Friends of Tel Aviv University celebrated the opening of the new Steinhardt Museum of Natural History at Tel More...

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By Alan Gallindoss On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
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Centre Point Tower Developer Harry Hyams Left Greatest Art Donation in British History Worth $498 Million

Harry Hyams, the property magnate who built the landmark Centre Point Tower in London, left £387 million ($498.34 million) out of his total £487 million estate to the public. One year after his death, Hyams’ More...

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By Gil Tanenbaum On Tuesday, December 6th, 2016
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Michael Bloomberg Pledges $360 Million to Fight Tobacco

Michael Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York City, has declared was on tobacco use around the world. The billionaire philanthropist has donated $360 million to fight tobacco use around the world. The funds will More...

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By Shai Genish On Thursday, December 1st, 2016
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Sheryl Sandberg Is Donating Over $100 Million in Facebook Stock to Charity to Honor Her Late Husband

  Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg is transferring $100 million of her Facebook stock holdings to a fund for charitable donations. Sandberg has also will rename her current foundation the Sheryl Sandberg & More...

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By Shai Genish On Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016
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George Soros Donates $10 Million to Fight Hate Crimes

Billionaire investor George Soros has pledged $10 million from his personal foundation to combat the rise of hate crimes in the U.S. Soros linked this rise to the “incendiary rhetoric” of President-elect Donald More...

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By Shai Genish On Thursday, October 20th, 2016
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Bloomberg Makes $50 Million Gift to Boston Science Museum

  When he was just a child growing up in Medford, every Saturday morning Michael Bloomberg used to go all the way from home by trolley, subway and by bus to the Museum of Science in Boston. “I More...

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By Shiri Hadar On Sunday, September 25th, 2016
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Jeffrey Soffer Gives $14 Million to University of Miami for Indoor Football Practice Facility

  South Florida real estate developer and philanthropist Jeffrey Soffer, and other siblings, have made a $14 million commitment to University of Miami, the largest donation in the history of the Department More...

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By Shai Genish On Sunday, September 25th, 2016
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Zuckerberg Committed $3 Billion to Wipe Out Disease From the World

In an emotional misty-eyed Facebook Chief executive Mark Zuckerberg’s wife Dr. Priscilla Chan last week announced in San Francisco that she and her husband will be be investing $3 billion over 10 years to build More...

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