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Category Archives: Philanthropy

Warren Buffett’s $1 Million Hedge Fund Bet

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Billionaire philanthropist Warren Buffett made a decade long bet with hedge fund manager Protégé Partners that funds that invest in hedge funds couldn’t beat the stock market , profit wise. The prize, Berkshire Hathaway stock worth almost $1.3 million as of the end […]

Hedge Fund Manager Funds Anti-Keystone XL Advertising “Sucker Punch”

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The hedge fund manager that signed the Giving Pledge with Warren Buffett and Bill Gates is attacking the Keystone XL oil pipeline plans. The State Department “reported no major environmental objections” to the proposed $7 billion pipeline on Friday, the AP reports. “Our efforts to […]

Hedgie Jeffrey Epstein Backs The Elton John AIDS Foundation

Jeffrey Epstein Foundation and the Elton John Aids Foundation have retracted the press release the story is based on. Updates to come soon. Alex Akesson Editor for HedgeCo.net alex@hedgeco.net HedgeCo.Net is a premier hedge fund database and community for qualified and accredited investors only. Membership […]

Hedge Fund Blackrock’s VP Wins Effecting Change Award, 100WHF Raised $1.27M

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – 100 Women in Hedge Funds has raised $1.27 million for Best Buddies International through their New York Gala and other fundraising events in 2013. Best Buddies is a global nonprofit that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendship, integrated employment […]

Hedge Funds Care Has Three Events For November

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – On the top of the list showcasing the philanthropy of the hedge fund industry is Hedge Funds Care, or Help For Children, who will be holding events across the US this month. Hedge Funds Care was […]

Hey Banksy: Hedge Fund Manager To Go Ahead With Sandy Donations

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund manager Nelson Saiers has updated us here at HedgeCo saying, ” On the eve of Sandy, I’ve decided to waive the criterion on Banksy and just donate the money to benefit underpriviledged children. I still have […]

Hey Banksy: Hedge Fund Manager Wants To Collaborate To Help Sandy Victims

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Former managing Director at Deutsche Bank and CEO of hedge fund Saiers Capital (formerly Alphabet Management), has offered street artist Banksy $100,000 to donate to a charity of his choice. “The rumor is that you are in […]

Former Centaurus Hedge Fund Founder Donates $10 Million During Government Shutdown

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Former hedge fund manager John Arnold and his wife have pledged up to $10 million in an effort to fund Head Start programs that could no longer operate due to the government shutdown. “Early childhood programs for […]

Renaissance Technology Hedge Fund Founder Wins Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy

New York (HedgeCo.Net) -The American mathematician who founded one of the world’s most successful hedge fund companies, Dr. James Harris Simons and his wife, economist Dr. Marilyn Simons are this year’s recipients of the Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy, which recognizes those who use […]

Top Celebrities Come to the New York Trading Floor in Support of Charity Day

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., together with its affiliate BGC Partners, Inc., raised approximately $12 million at the companies’ annual commemorative Charity Day on Wednesday, September 11, 2013. The company lost 658 employees during the World Trade Center attacks. Some of the […]

Hedge Fund Women Supply 10,000 Fully-supplied Back To School Backpacks For Children In Need

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – High Water Women, a charitable organization founded in 2005 by senior women in the hedge fund industry have delivered a record 10,000 fully-supplied backpacks to tri-state area children in need. The drive raised more than $170,000, allowing […]

October 11: Ninth Annual Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest In New York

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Ninth Annual Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest – New York City, the annual fundraiser for children’s charity A Leg To Stand On, is taking place on Thursday, October 11 at 583 Park Avenue in New York City. […]

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