I would rather give my billions to Elon Musk than charity

I would rather give my billions to Elon Musk than charity

This morning BusinessInsider posted a short article about Larry Page.

The google CEO said he would rather give his money to capitalists (like Elon Musk – founder of SolarCity and Tesla Motors) than to charity. Capitalists have big ideas for changing the world.

His statement or even call to everybody is kinda provocative but reminds me actually of a former article I posted last year. -> The way we think about charity is dead wrong.

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The way we think about charity is dead wrong

The way we think about charity is dead wrong.

“I want to talk about social innovation and social entrepreneurship” … Dan Pallotta, founder of AIDS Ride, starts his TED Talk.

His talk is about charity and nonprofits and how many nonprofits are rewarded for “how little they spend – not for what they get done”.

This is a great point – great for discussions as well – and  I will get back to it after a short introduction into the talks as Dan did.

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