Tencent gives 100 million dollars to the battle of the coronavirus

Tencent it is one of the most important companies in the stock investment chinese, founded in 1998 by Ma Huateng and Zhang Jindong.

The various locations offer services for the entertainment, internet, mobile telephony, and – last but not least – the gaming industry.

This week, the giant has announced the launch of the Global Anti-Pandemic Fund, the investment of 100 million dollars it is thought to help slow the spread devastating COVID-19. Also Netflix and Facebook have spent the same amount to fight the so-called coronavirus.

Tencent gives 100 million dollars to the battle of the coronavirus

In the case of the company, with headquarters in Shenzhen, the initial funding will be targeted to donations of medical supplies and practices that are of vital importance, including protection devices and other products for hospitals and health care providers of first responders.(/caption)

Tencent had already established a bottom anti-pandemic to support health professionals in China, with around 211 million dollars donated within the scope of this effort.

“COVID-19 are impacting drastically on the people of the whole world”said the president of Tencent Martin Lau in a press release. “We’re facing this challenge together, and Tencent is committed to supporting the international response to emergencies. On the basis of experience in China and the feedback gathered from hospitals all over the world, we recognize that there is an urgent need for PPE and other medical supplies, especially at the beginning of the pandemic, when the supply channels to the traditional can not cope with the sudden increase of needs.”

Certainly, it is very important help that will not go unnoticed. Remember also that according to an article posted on GameDaily.biz the signature of the head of games of Nielsen, Tencent will acquire Ubisoft in the year 2020.

Source: TechCrunch

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