FTX, a major cryptocurrency exchange, is launching FTX Ventures , a $2 billion fund that will invest in cryptocurrency startups. The company has recruited Amy Wu, a former partner at Lightspeed Ventures, to lead the fund. While at Lightspeed, Wu was part of the team that led the firm’s investment in FTX and recently spoke with The Information about investing in crypto projects started by...
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The Heir Who Wants to Be Mayor
Hi, welcome to your Weekend.To spend time with Daniel Lurie is to understand the true meaning of the word “mensch.” Everyone who knows the San Francisco philanthropist and Levi’s heir says pretty much the same things about him: Daniel is “a really good guy”—affable, smart, egoless and earnest in his desire to improve the lives of the neediest. So earlier this year, when I began hearing...
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