The good-deed doers

May 2000
Inc.;2000 State of Small Business, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p140
Interviews Steve Kirsch, a founder of four high-technology companies, regarding his campaign to bring Internet industry millionaires into philanthropy. Motivation in influencing people to give; Views on the amount of philanthropy in Silicon Valley, California; Factors impeding millionaires to give to charities.


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