Bill Gates

Billionaire Philanthropist

Bill Gates is one of a kind. No, I'm not talking about the Bill who in a short period developed one of the most innovative and successful businesses in history. I'm talking about the Bill who, along with his wife Melinda, has in a far shorter length of time developed and funded the most innovative and successful foundation in history. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has a $27 billion endowment and in just a few years has pledged more than $7 billion.

A few years ago, Bill and Melinda asked themselves how they could dramatically help the lives of the...

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