Category Archives: Philanthropy

Hedge Fund Philanthropy: Hungarian Novelist Wins Man Booker Award

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Innovative Hungarian writer László Krasznahorkai has won the sixth Man Booker International Prize for his novel “The Melancholy of Resistance”. The award ceremony took place at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. “We are very […]

Benevolent Side of Hedge Funds on Display

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund managers may have the reputation of being greedy, but they can also be very generous. Tuesday night was the annual Robin Hood Foundation’s benefit in New York. The Robin Hood Foundation was founded by […]

San Francisco 49ers and Hedge Funds Care Announce Charity Event to Help Children in the Bay Area

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The 14th Annual San Francisco “Open Your Heart to the Children” Benefit organized by Hedge Funds Care and the San Francisco 49ers Foundation will be held Thursday, April 9th at 4:30 p.m. PDT at the Metreon’s […]

Hedge Fund Philanthropy: Man Booker International Prize 2015 Finalists

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Ten writers are on the judges’ list of finalists under serious consideration for the sixth Man Booker International Prize, the £60,000 award which recognises one writer for his or her achievement in fiction. “We are very […]

More than 300 Hedge Fund and Private Equity Leaders United to Raise Over $275K at Poker Tournament

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The hedge fund industry joined up with non-profit charity StreetWise Partners in NYC, raising $275,000 for programs that change the lives of hard-working disadvantaged individuals. Special guest appearances included NY Knicks Legend John Starks, NY Rangers great Alex […]

Hedge Fund Industry Raises Over $1.5 Million to Prevent and Treat Child Abuse

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Over 600 senior executives from some of New York’s most prominent hedge funds including Ellington Management, Marathon Asset Management, York Capital Management and Two Sigma, have joined up with Help For Children/Hedge Funds Care (HFC), raising over $1.5 […]

Hedge Fund Wizard Donates $1M To The NY Public School He Attended

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – One of Forbes’ magazine’s “30 Under 30” finance wizards has donated $1 million to Hunter College High School, the largest single gift in the high school’s 101-year history. Currently a health care investor and entrepreneur, Martin […]

Hedge Fund Managers Among The Largest Philanthropic Donors Of 2014

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – With the season of giving upon us, Wealth-X today released a list of the 10 biggest single charitable donations of 2014. Billionaire investor Warren Buffet made the largest donation of 2014, giving US$2.1 billion to the […]

Hedge Fund Founder Raises Money For Charities Across The Board

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Bruce Lipnick, Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Asset Alliance Corporation, has been very generous when it comes to causes he believes in. In 2013 Lipnick was invited to attend […]

Hedge Fund Giants Join Up To Raise $6 Million For Charity

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund sponsored event, Robin Hood, yesterday concluded its 2nd annual Investors Conference, raising $6 million to support hundreds of the most effective job-training programs, schools, soup kitchens, shelters and other poverty-fighting programs throughout New York […]

Chicago Financial Community To Join Forces At May 8th Hedge Funds Care

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – At the 12th Annual Midwest “Open Your Heart to the Children” Benefit organized by Hedge Funds Care/Help For Children (HFC) Sheffield Asset Management will recieve the 5th Annual Kelly Lively Memorial Award for outstanding commitment to […]

SAN Fransisco 49ers Team Up With Hedge Funds To Stop Child Abuse

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – NFL team players, alumni, coaches, executives and cheerleaders are getting together to make the 13th Annual Hedge Funds Care “Open Your Heart to the Children” Benefit in San Francisco a magical day. The San Francisco 49ers Owner/Chair […]