In the Press

Read the latest news mentions about Robert F. Smith and his business and giving to support his communities.

A Statement from Robert F. Smith on the Death of George Floyd


In a candid and powerful letter to the Vista Equity Partners team, Robert F. Smith acknowledged the pain our country is experiencing and called for change.

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Vista Partners Founder Calls for a Fintech Revolution to Help Pandemic-Hit, Minority-Owned Small Businesses


Minority-owned businesses have been hit particularly hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, Robert F. Smith joined Meet the Press to discuss how we can help them recover.

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Robert F. Smith Talks Debt at Davos After Clearing Loans at Morehouse


Robert F. Smith hopes that his gift to the Morehouse College graduating class will allow them to share in the generational wealth that has been out of reach for too many African American families.

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Five Business Lessons for Young Professionals From the Nation’s Wealthiest African American, Robert F. Smith


In this Black Enterprise piece, Robert F. Smith shares some tips and life lessons with the next generation of business leaders.

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Who Is Robert F. Smith? Learn More About the Billionaire Whose Generosity Shocked a Graduating Class


TIME Magazine profiles Robert F. Smith after his announcement that he would eliminate the student debt of an entire graduating class.

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Who Is Robert F. Smith, the Man Paying Off Morehouse Graduates’ Loans?


This New York Times piece profiles Robert F. Smith, the man behind the surprise Morehouse College grant to eliminate the student debt of an entire class.

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