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Meet the billionaires bankrolling Joe Biden’s 2020 campaign

At least 134 billionaires or their spouses have donated to former Vice President Joe Biden’s presidential campaign, per a Forbes analysis of federal campaign records from September. The billionaires behind Netflix, SlimFast, Hyatt hotels, LinkedIn, and Star Wars all donated various amounts to Biden’s election bid. While it’s true that […]
Meet the billionaires bankrolling Joe Biden’s 2020 campaign
Tech

The ‘PayPal Mafia’ formed in the early 2000s, and includes everyone from Elon Musk to the Yelp founders. Here’s where the original members have ended up.

Since working at PayPal in the early 2000s, these 23 entrepreneurs have all gone on to impact Silicon Valley and the startup world by founding companies and backing new ventures. Known for their entrepreneurial mindset and anti-establishment attitude, this elite group is known as the “PayPal Mafia.” Some are household […]
The ‘PayPal Mafia’ formed in the early 2000s, and includes everyone from Elon Musk to the Yelp founders. Here’s where the original members have ended up.
Strategy

Billionaire tech investor Reid Hoffman said the explosive growth of tech giants like Facebook has led to major problems, but warns that regulation may not be an easy fix

Billionaire tech investor and LinkedIn cofounder Reid Hoffman is one of the most influential people in Silicon Valley. He said tech companies have lost the public’s trust because they have adapted poorly to rapid growth, and need to stop being naive or stubborn. He does not believe that increased government […]
Billionaire tech investor Reid Hoffman said the explosive growth of tech giants like Facebook has led to major problems, but warns that regulation may not be an easy fix
Tech

Linkedin founder Reid Hoffman apologizes after $750,000 campaign donation linked to misinformation in Alabama senate race

Silicon Valley venture capitalist Reid Hoffman apologised Wednesday following reports that he donated $US750,000 to a group linked to a project which used misinformation tactics on social media during the 2017 Alabama special election. Hoffman, a vocal Democratic supporter, said he wasn’t aware of the group’s misinformation project. The project […]
Linkedin founder Reid Hoffman apologizes after $750,000 campaign donation linked to misinformation in Alabama senate race
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