Liz Gannes

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Sequoia Capital’s Michael Moritz Steps Back, Citing Illness

Sequoia Capital partner Michael Moritz said today that he has a “rare medical condition which can be managed but is incurable,” and which is likely to compromise his quality of life in the coming years. As such, he is changing his role at the venture capital firm. A representative for Sequoia noted that Moritz will continue to make new investments and take board seats, but he will be dropping some of his daily firm management responsibilities and taking more vacation.


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald