Bill combating diseases What do all these people have

 Bill Gates Richest person in the world on Forbes’ list for 18 years Stepped down as Chairman of Microsoft to focus fully on philantrophy mission – Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Focus on advancing healthcare, using innovative technology to poverty and education problems in the developing world Create opportunities to sustain third world communities Pledge to give away large portions of his wealth through giving pledge, which billionaires pledge to donate their wealth to charitable causes Warren Buffett Considered the most successful investor of 20th century – primary shareholder, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Notable philanthropist, pledged to give away 99% of his fortune to philanthropic causes primarily via the Gates Foundation “I don’t believe in dynastic wealth” – his children will not inherit a significant proportion of his wealth and only wants to give his kids just enough so that they feel like they can do anything, but not so much that they would feel like doing nothing Prevent entitlement —> no hunger ? business cannot thrive Reveals a wise and self-aware understanding that he did not become rich by his on efforts alone Confluence of factors like luck and fortune, and being in a capitalist-driven society that rewards those who speculate money as more deserving than those who risk their lives for others  Mark Zuckerberg Youngest billionaire with net worth $56 billion when stock price of facebook skyrocketed He and his wife have pledged to give away 99% of Facebook shared, focussing on alleviating poverty and combating diseases What do all these people have in common? Entrepreneurial intention: not to strike it big but to improve life and user experience Use of money: improve life for other people