The first contestant to enter Google and the X Prize Foundation’s Moon Contest announced their intentions today. Certainly one of the more interesting examples of prize philanthropy and one that is certain to grab the general public’s interest.
Sean Stannard-Stockton is the president and chief investment officer of Ensemble Capital Management, located in Burlingame, CA, midway between San Francisco and Silicon Valley. From 2006 through 2012, Sean authored the Tactical Philanthropy blog and wrote regular philanthropy columns for both the Financial Times and the Chronicle of Philanthropy. In 2012, Sean officially ended the blog to focus on growing Ensemble Capital.READ MORE »