Financial Times: “UN to Spin Off IRIN Humanitarian News Agency”

21 Nov

Irin, the UN’s humanitarian news agency, will relaunch next year as an independent non-profit with support from a $25m investment from the charitable foundation backed by Asia’s billionaire Low family… Hong Kong-based Jynwel Foundation, the charitable arm of the Low family’s Jynwel Capital, has committed $25m over 15 years. “We felt they should kick-start with…

           

Jynwel Foundation Invests US$25M Over 15 Years in IRIN, a Leading Humanitarian News Service

20 Nov

With the advent of 24-hour cable news channels and the rise of instantaneous blogs and web content, the media sector has undergone a series of profound changes over the past two decades.  These shifting dynamics, from the rise of digital media services to sharp reductions in advertising revenue, have forced a variety of media companies…

           

Jynwel Charitable Foundation 2014

19 Nov

Jynwel Charitable Foundation Limited is the philanthropic initiative of Jynwel Capital, an international investment and advisory firm. See below to learn more about how we partner with the world’s leading institutions to affect change across our three pillars: global health, conservation, and education. Jynwel Charitable Foundation 2014 from JynwelFoundation

       

Disrupting the Status Quo in Cancer Care

31 Oct

On October 20, I had the pleasure of attending this year’s Angel Ball in support of Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation. It was humbling to be honored at the event on behalf of Jynwel Charitable Foundation and our work to eradicate cancer. On stage, I shared why my family and I are passionate about and committed to…

                   

The Wall Street Journal: “Angel Ball Raises $3.7 Million for Cancer Research”

21 Oct

When news broke of the death of fashion designer Oscar de la Renta on Monday evening, it brought the occasionally raucous Angel Ball down to earth. At the Angel Ball, an annual fundraiser thrown by Denise Rich to raise money for a cancer research foundation created in honor of her late daughter, Gabrielle, the de…

               

Page Six: “Denise Rich’s Angel Ball Raises $3.7M for Cancer Research”

21 Oct

While a pregnant and beautiful Blake Lively with husband Ryan Reynolds turned heads at Denise Rich’s annual Angel Ball benefit, it was a group of kids who survived cancer who brought the house down. Jozlyn, Jaimin and Arabelle, children helped by Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research, told how they were visited in the hospital…

                 

Scientific American: “Expert Cancer Care May Soon Be Everywhere, Thanks to Watson”

20 Oct

Doctors at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston are using Watson to drive a software tool called the Oncology Expert Advisor, which serves as both a live reference manual and a virtual expert advisor for practicing clinicians. Eventually it could provide the best treatment options for individual cancer patients at medical centers around the…

               

Mr. Jho Low Speaks at 2014 Mashable Social Good Summit

14 Oct

It’s not every day that you find yourself in a room full of talented, global social entrepreneurs, but I did in September at the 2014 Mashable Social Good Summit in New York City. I was fortunate enough to spend some time at this year’s event discussing the work of Jynwel Charitable Foundation with these impressive…

                   

Mashable: “How Disruptive Philanthropy Can Change the World”

14 Oct

For Jynwel Capital CEO and Jynwel Foundation Director Jho Low, philanthropy is more than a passion — it’s a family tradition dating back more than 70 years. At the 2014 Social Good Summit, Low spoke about the organization’s mission of disruptive philanthropy — the idea that to effectively address the complex challenges faced by society,…

               

A Look Back at the 2014 Mashable Social Good Summit

02 Oct

In September, Mr. Jho Low represented Jynwel Charitable Foundation at the 2014 Mashable Social Good Summit in New York City. Mr. Low hosted an exchange about social good around the world with young global influencers, delivered a speech to outline his position on disruptive philanthropy, and announced a significant commitment to a new campaign from…