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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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik