Computer magnate and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates announced his resignation from the company’s board in order to pursue more philanthropic projects. As, for example, that of a Blockchain that is being developed on the African continent.
Bill Gates is well known in the world, first of all, for being the co-founder of Microsoft. And secondly, because in recent years he has focused on financing projects focused on saving humanity with his incredible $ 113 billion fortune.
Gates separates from Microsoft but does not say goodbye
Late last Friday, the Microsoft co-founder said he would leave the company to spend more time with his charitable foundation called the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Which plays a key role in other initiatives such as global health and climate change.
“I have made the decision to resign from the public affairs of the company … To dedicate more time to philanthropic priorities”Bill Gates said.
Regarding his resignation from Microsoft, Bill Gates was very clear when saying that under no measure will he walk away from the company.
“Microsoft will always be an important part of my life’s work and I will continue to be committed to it. I am more optimistic than ever about the progress the company is making and how it can continue to benefit the world. ”
Bill Gates Targets Blockchain Technology
Late last year, Microsoft announced the creation of a token and Blockchain to support a data management offering service. This would be a new feature for Azure users.
In addition to this, Bill Gates has also supported a security service based on Blockchain technology. Which is designed for companies in the technology sector operating in Africa and Southeast Asia called “Crest”.
This same month, the computer magnate, continuing with his philanthropic thoughts of recent years, has invested $ 1.4 million in this project to help the aforementioned firms provide better financial services. Specifically, the unbanked population.
Gates hopes to better use the only resource that is scarce like the rest of mortals: time. And through his incredible fortune and ingenuity, along with all the tools Microsoft gives him, work to solve problems related to global warming, health, world development and education.
Blockchain technology will surely accompany Bill Gates on this philanthropic journey. And boy, the world needs all the help they can give it right now.