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,…

               

Keep A Child Alive Honors Givenchy’s Artistic Director Riccardo Tisci at 11th Annual BlackBall

04 Aug

Jynwel Charitable Foundation Limited will be a presenting sponsor of Keep a Child Alive’s Black Ball for the second year. The Foundation is committed to funding break-through programs that help scale and accelerate advancements in global health, education and promoting studies in conservation. “The fight against AIDS remains one of the most pressing health crises…

               

Calling on IBM’s Watson to Cure Cancer

25 Jul

Though Western medicine has made great strides in understanding cancer, this expertise is often not available everywhere in the world. Two years ago, when Mr. Jho Low’s grandfather was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia, Mr. Low was able to call on the expertise of MD Anderson to guide his grandfather’s care from afar. Now, MD…

               

Associated Press: “Donors Pledge $80M to Protect Wild Cats”

01 Jun

The crown prince of the oil-rich Mideast emirate of Abu Dhabi, Jho Low, CEO of Hong Kong-based investment firm Jynwel Capital and other international donors committed a combined $80 million on Sunday to fund the conservation of tigers and other wild cats whose survival is under threat. Read more at AP.org.  

           

Democratizing healthcare through cancer research

02 May

There are seven billion people on our planet and chances are we all know someone who has been affected by cancer. To see a loved one thrown head first into the world of a disease that plays by no rules and offers no road map is heartbreaking. We most often hear of cancer as one…

                 

The Start of an Impactful Journey

02 May

Welcome to the Jynwel Foundation blog. My colleagues and I will be posting here from time-to-time, giving updates on the problems we’re working to solve. Our hope is that you will find the information educational and be inspired to take action yourself. One of the great privileges in my life is meeting people who come…

       

Forbes: “Can Big Name Philanthropists Save the Big Cats?”

02 May

The Kaplans, H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Jho Low, chief executive of Hong Kong-based Jynwel Capital, and Hemendra Kothari, chairman of Blackrock India, each pledged $20 million over 10 years to Panthera. Read more at Forbes.com.

               

Children’s National: “Entrepreneur and Philanthropist’s Generosity Inspires at Children’s Ball”

16 Apr

For the live auction at the Children’s Ball, Schwartz had donated this one-of-a-kind set, valued at $40,000. It was one of the most popular items, with bids coming from all parts of the room. In the end, global entrepreneur and philanthropist Jho Low, whose Jynwel Foundation was the evening’s Premier Sponsor, won the item with…

                 

Houston Asian Chamber of Commerce to Award Global Investor and Philanthropist Jho Low During 24th Annual Spirit of Entrepreneurship Awards Dinner

19 Mar

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Houston Asian Chamber of Commerce will present its first international honor during the 24th Annual Spirit of Entrepreneurship Awards Dinner on Thursday, April 3, 2014. Mr. Jho Low, chief executive officer of Hong Kong investment firm Jynwel Capital and co-director of Jynwel Charitable Foundation Limited, will be recognized as International Entrepreneur of the…

           

Leading The Charge To Democratize Healthcare

04 Mar

There are seven billion people on our planet and chances are we all know someone who has been affected by cancer. To see a loved one thrown head first into the world of a disease that plays by no rules and offers no road map is heartbreaking. We most often hear of cancer as one…