Mr. Charles Chen Yidan established the Yidan Prize in 2016 with a mission to make the world a better place through education.
Mr. Chen is being touted as China’s Internet philanthropy pioneer. He co-founded Chinese Internet giant Tencent in 1998. In 2007, he launched the Chinese Internet industry’s first charity foundation with his partners – the Tencent Charity Foundation – of which he remains honorary chairman.
Apart from his charity work with the Tencent network, Mr Chen undertakes other education philanthropy. Since 2009, he has been supporting the Wuhan College, a private non-profit university in China.
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