Roelof Botha will become the next leader of Sequoia Capital starting July 5 and oversee the investment firm’s compliance, finance, and culture functions, the company announced on Monday. Botha, who first joined Sequoia in 2003, will replace former managing partner Doug Leone. The leadership change, long expected by Sequoia’s own investors and limited partners, comes amid a broader...
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It’s day 43 in the Elon Musk–Twitter saga—and things are getting even weirder. Today we witnessed the bizarre spectacle of Elon Musk tweeting a poop emoji at Parag Agrawal after the Twitter CEO tried to clarify the company’s procedures for keeping spam bots at bay. A short time later, Bloomberg reported that Musk had told a private conference in Miami a viable deal for Twitter at a lower price...
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