Founder of TIMOTHY SYKES FOUNDATION
The founder, Timothy Sykes is a millionaire stock trader, entrepreneur and teacher who has been featured on CNN, Fox News and Men’s Journal amongst others. Famous for turning $12,000 of his Bar Mitzvah money into $1.65M while still in college, he went on to now run one of the largest online trading academies for penny stocks. In 2016 Tim founded the Timothy Sykes Foundation to improve education and opportunity around the world. The foundation has supported dozens of charities such as Make-A-Wish and The Boys & Girls Club and most notably made headlines with a $1 million donation to Pencils of Promise. The foundation has committed to building 1,000 schools for underprivileged youth in South East Asia, Latin America, and Africa. Timothy has also become well known for documenting his journey and travels on Instagram for his audience of nearly 1 million followers.