Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Impatient optimists working to reduce inequity.

Foundation | Global | Health Improvement

 

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Guided by the belief that every life has equal value the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation works to help all people lead healthy productive lives. In developing countries it focuses on improving peopleas health and giving them the chance to lift themselves out of hunger and extreme poverty. In the United States it seeks to ensure that all peoplea especially those with the fewest resourcesa have access to the opportunities they need to succeed in school and life. Based in Seattle Washington the foundation is led by CEO Dr. Susan Desmond Hellmann and Co chair William H. Gates Sr. under the direction of Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett.

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Jun, 2018

Joint $40M Series C +

Evolve Biosystems

EVOLVE IS SOLVING DYSBIOSIS OF THE NEWBORN GUT MICROBIOME

Evolve BioSystems is dedicated to developing the next generation of...

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Health Improvement
Equality & Empowerment/Minorities/Previously Excluded Populations
Disease Specific Prevention and Mitigation

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United States of America

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Jun, 2018

Joint $14M Series B

Stellapps

End to end dairy technology solutions company

Stellapps is an end to end dairy technology solutions company...

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Food Security

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South-Eastern Asia

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Ranjith Mukundan

Jan, 2017

 $279M Grant

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation

Improving health by providing population health information

The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) is an...

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Health Improvement
Disease Specific Prevention and Mitigation
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Global

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Michael MacIntyre

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    Headquarters :

    500 Fifth Avenue North
    Seattle Washington 98109
    United States of America



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Last Update: Jun 19, 2018 12:08 p.m.

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