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Energies own: the EU and Bill Gates launch fund investment - The Koz Post (blog)

The european Union and the american billionaire, Bill Gates has launched on Wednesday an investment fund of 100 million euros to support the technological developments in the field of clean energy. The co-founder of Microsoft, engaged in the fight ...

Bill Gates remembers his friend and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen - OnMSFT (blog)

Over the past few days, fans, friends and family have taken to public forums to express their admiration and share their anecdotal experiences with the late co-founder of Microsoft, Paul Allen. Former CEO of Microsoft Steve Ballmer recently shared some ...

Bill Gates Foundation Expands Partnership With Ripple As XRP Launches on Nexo and Omni - The Daily Hodl

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is expanding its partnership with Ripple to make it easier to send money to poor parts of the world that lack strong infrastructure for payments. According to the Foundation's deputy director Miller Abel, they're ...

EU, Bill Gates launch $115mn clean energy fund in Europe - Nagaland Post

The European Commission and Breakthrough Energy Ventures, an investment fund led by Microsoft Corporation co-founder Bill Gates, launched on Wednesday a joint project to foster innovation in the energy sector in order to tackle climate change. The new ...

Bill Gates, in the European Parliament on climate change: There will be suffering! Transport, heating houses or ... - Business Review

Bill Gates, Federica Mogherini, MEP's, experts from leading European development think-tanks and the audience discussed on Wednesday about the challenges to multilateral cooperation and the EU's role in achieving sustainable development in its social, ...

Bill Gates throws new weight and cash into climate fight - Climate Home

In back-to-back events on Monday and Tuesday, Bill Gates launched a global commission to develop climate change adaptation measures and a European investment fund for clean energy innovation. Both initiatives are aimed at supporting investment in ...

Bill Gates and European Commission launch €100 million clean energy fund - Horizon magazine

Bill Gates and the European Commission have launched a €100 million investment fund designed to bring radical clean energy technologies more quickly to market in order to promote energy efficiency and cut greenhouse gas emissions. Speaking at the ...

Bill Gates: "Microsoft would never have happened" without Paul Allen - Shacknews

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen passed away a few days ago, and many influential people in the technology sector have commented on this tremendous loss. Allen's death reverberates across multiple industries as he was also the owner of the Seattle ...

Slog AM: Bill Gates Puts Down $1M for Carbon Tax Initiative, Canada Be Smokin' Dat Weed, #Boycott TI? - TheStranger.com

Gates throws down for carbon tax: Yes! Calling all decent billionaires. I know you all read Slog! Once-richest-man-in-the-world Bill Gates made a $1 million donation to support the carbon-tax initiative. So Bezos, and whoever else is inevitably reading ...

Bill Gates launches EU clean energy 'breakthrough' fund in Brussels - EURACTIV

Bill Gates, the founder and former CEO of Microsoft now turned philanthropist, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the European Commission in Brussels on Wednesday (17 October) to establish the joint fund, called “Breakthrough Energy Europe”.

Scientists invented a new self-lubricating condom with money from Bill Gates — and it could help fight sexual ... - Danbury News Times

Scientists have invented a new self-lubricating condom with money from Bill Gates, and it could cut down on sexually transmitted disease and unwanted pregnancies by making condoms more appealing to use. The study, published in the Royal Society Open ...

EU and Bill Gates launch clean energy fund to tackle climate change - New Europe

The European Commission and Breakthrough Energy, led by Bill Gates, launched on October 17 a new investment fund – Breakthrough Energy Europe – to help innovative European companies develop and bring radically new clean energy technologies to ...

'This Is Happening Without Us!' Bill Gates Remembers the Moment Co-Founder Paul Allen Created Microsoft - Yahoo Finance

In a blog entry published Tuesday celebrating his friendship with his co-founder, Paul Allen, who died on Oct. 15 at age 65, Bill Gates remembered the moment Microsoft leapt into being. The memory dates back to 1975. The two men thought they'd already ...

Climate change: European Commission and Bill Gates-led Breakthrough Energy launch €100 million clean energy ... - EU News

Today the European Commission and Breakthrough Energy have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish Breakthrough Energy Europe (BEE) – a joint investment fund to help innovative European companies develop and bring radically new ...

EU Funds Polish Pipe, Inks Deal with Bill Gates - Natural Gas World

In other news, the EC and Bill Gates-led Breakthrough Energy have agreed to launch a new €100mn investment fund – Breakthrough Energy Europe – to help innovative European companies develop and bring radically new clean energy technologies to the ...

Bill Gates Co-Launches Group to Jump Start Climate Change Adaptation - EcoWatch

Now, three very influential people are teaming up to change that. Bill Gates, former United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, and World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva launched the Global Commission on Adaptation Tuesday in an effort to jump start ...

Paul Allen's passions: Rock n' roll, sports and philanthropy - INQUIRER.net

SEATTLE — Personal computers, conservation, pro football, rock n' roll and rocket ships: Paul G. Allen couldn't have asked for a better way to spend, invest and donate the billions he reaped from co-founding Microsoft with childhood friend Bill Gates.

Daily News 17 / 10 / 2018 - EU News

Today, the Commission and Breakthrough Energy, led by Bill Gates, will launch a new investment fund – Breakthrough Energy Europe – to helpinnovative European companies develop and bring radically new clean energy technologies to the market.

Scientists invented a new self-lubricating condom with money from Bill Gates - and it could help fight sexual ... - Business Insider India

Scientists have invented a new self-lubricating condom that becomes slippery on contact and could make using the contraceptive more pleasurable. Their work, backed by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, has resulted in a condom that stays slippery ...

Bill Gates net worth: Microsoft founder worth staggering amount after death of Paul Allen - Express.co.uk

Bill Gates, 62, is a US business magnate, philanthropist, investor and the main founder of computer giant Microsoft Corporation. Bill is reported to be the second-richest person in the world, according to Forbes magazine. The business' co-founder, Paul ...

William Henry "Bill" Gates III is an American business magnate, entrepreneur, investor, author, and philanthropist. In 1975, together with Paul Allen, he co-founded Microsoft, which became the world's largest PC software company. During his career at Microsoft, Gates held the positions of chairman, CEO and chief software architect, and was the largest individual shareholder until May 2014. Gates has authored and co-authored several books.

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Gates in June 2015
Born William Henry Gates III
(1955-10-28) October 28, 1955 (age 61)
Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Residence Medina, Washington, U.S.
Alma mater Harvard University (drop out)
Years active 1975–present
Net worth US$84 billion (December 2016)
Title
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Spouse(s) Melinda Gates (m. 1994)
Children 3
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Website gatesnotes.com
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William H. Gates III

William Henry "Bill" Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American business magnate, entrepreneur, investor, author, and philanthropist. In 1975, together with Paul Allen, he co-founded Microsoft, which became the world's largest PC software company. During his career at Microsoft, Gates held the positions of chairman, CEO and chief software architect, and was the largest individual shareholder until May 2014. Gates has authored and co-authored several books.

Since 1987, Gates has been included in the Forbes list of the world's wealthiest people and was the wealthiest from 1995 to 2007, again in 2009, and has been since 2014. Between 2009 and 2014, his wealth doubled from US$40 billion to more than US$82 billion. Between 2013 and 2014, his wealth increased by US$15 billion. Gates is currently the richest person in the world, with an estimated net worth of US$84 billion as of December 2016.

Gates is one of the best-known entrepreneurs of the personal computer revolution. He has been criticized for his business tactics, which have been considered anti-competitive, an opinion that has in some cases been upheld by numerous court rulings. Later in his career, Gates pursued a number of philanthropic endeavors, donating large amounts of money to various charitable organizations and scientific research programs through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, established in 2000.

Gates stepped down as chief executive officer of Microsoft in January 2000. He remained as chairman and created the position of chief software architect for himself. In June 2006, Gates announced that he would be transitioning from full-time work at Microsoft to part-time work, and full-time work at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He gradually transferred his duties to Ray Ozzie (chief software architect) and Craig Mundie (chief research and strategy officer). Ozzie later left the company. Gates' last full-time day at Microsoft was June 27, 2008. He stepped down as chairman of Microsoft, in February 2014, taking on a new post as technology adviser to support newly appointed CEO Satya Nadella.