July 22, 2012
Venture Capitalist and Spouse Give$116.8-Million for Scholarships at Oxford
How much: $116.8-million
Who gave it: Michael Moritz, and his wife, Harriet Heyman. Mr. Moritz is chairman of Sequoia Capital, a venture-capital firm in Menlo Park, Calif. He led the company to invest early in Google, Yahoo, and PayPal.
Who got it: The University of Oxford
What the gift will be used for: To provide scholarships for undergraduate students whose families make less than $25,000 annually.