According to Branson, 99% of leaders neglect this one simple tip.
NEW YORK, Nov 15- Long before the Giving Pledge, Jim and Marilyn Simons were donating their family's hedge fund fortune as they made it, not saving it up to distribute after they died. The couple met in 1973, and made their first significant gift to the CARE global poverty charity soon after Jim's investment company, Renaissance Technologies, took off in the 1980 s.
The self-made billionaire doesn't often try fiction, but he recommends everyone read this book.
The former Microsoft CEO told Bloomberg that he missed the significance of mobile carrier subsidies.
The longtime friends both say this is the one entrepreneurs should read.
One of the biggest trends in philanthropy is wealthy donors getting institutions named after themselves, but there's more than vanity at stake.
I have a good life right now, says Steve Ballmer, denying he ever wanted to buy Twitter and weighing in on the social media company's future.
The company's shares have doubled since August 2013 with Chief Executive Satya Nadella restoring investor confidence by focusing on mobile and cloud computing rather than PCs. They later pared gains to $60.43, still adding nearly $25 billion to its market value. Revenue for its broader "Intelligent Cloud" business rose 8.3 percent to $6.38 billion, beating...
Clinton's team also considered Howard Schultz and Melinda Gates for a running mate, according to leaked emails.
*Billionaire Bill Gates invests in plant protein companies. WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Oct 13- Some major North American meat producers are clearing room on their plates for plant-based substitutes, hedging their bets as consumer tastes shift and high-tech startups seek to create meat alternatives that taste like the real thing. The trend was highlighted on Monday...
Manhattan Beach, California- based Beyond Meat sells plant-based burger patties, heat-and-eat meals and non-GMO soy and pea protein frozen foods at grocery chains such as Whole Foods Market Inc, Publix, Albertsons Cos Inc's Safeway. Other investors in the company include Bill Gates, the Humane Society of the United States, General Mills Inc's venture capital...
CNBC's Robert Frank looks at the top contenders for the title of "Richest Man in the World" and what it would take to top Jeff Bezos' $89 billion.
DUBAI, Oct 2- Saudi Arabia's Kingdom Holding, the investment firm owned by billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, said on Sunday it had sold the Four Seasons Hotel Toronto for a gross price of 225 million Canadian dollars. The property was sold to family investment vehicles related to Shahid Khan, Pakistani-American founder of automobile parts maker...
MADRID, Oct 1- Amancio Ortega, Europe's richest man and founder of global fashion group and Zara owner Inditex, has bought one of Madrid's most famous skyscrapers for 490 million euros through his property investment arm, a source said. Pontegadea Inmobiliaria declined to comment on the reported purchase of the tower- known as " Cepsa Tower" after the oil refiner...
Is the billionaire onto something? Studies show it can be relaxing and inspirational.
Here's how business moguls like to unwind after work.
The ultra-wealthy aren't leaving much of their fortunes to their kids. Here's why.
Life is Good co-founder John Jacobs explains how a lesson from Bill and Melinda Gates inspires his approach to business and life.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 21- Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan on Wednesday pledged more than $3 billion toward a plan to "cure, prevent or manage all disease within our children's lifetime." The event was attended by business and political luminaries including former Microsoft Corp Chairman Bill Gates, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee...
How Warren Buffett, Mark Cuban and other highly successful people start their days.