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Tech billionaire$ : reshaping philanthropy in a quest for a better world

Author: Lewis D Solomon
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Transaction Publishers, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As a result of the rapid wealth creation, the world boasts 1,125 billionaires, many of whom are self-made, according to the "Forbes'" 2008 list. Imaginative giving by the billionaires is beginning to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lewis D Solomon
ISBN: 9781412808477 1412808472
OCLC Number: 229035305
Description: xii, 146 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Private foundations in the United States : the impact of Andrew Carnegie and John D. Rockefeller Sr. --
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation : big goals but following the traditional foundation model --
Pierre Omidyar and Omidyar Network : pioneering hybrid philanthropy --
Jeffrey Skoll and his philanthropic endeavors : funding social entrepreneurs and motion pictures --
Stephen Case : the rise and fall of a business empire, then entrepreneurship and innovative philanthropy --
Sergey Brin, Larry Page, and Google.org : the corporation as philanthropist --
Conclusion.
Other Titles: Tech billionaires
Responsibility: Lewis D. Solomon.
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