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Inside the Frenzied Texts Exchanged by Crypto Executives During the FTX Collapse

Inside the Frenzied Texts Exchanged by Crypto Executives During the FTX Collapse

The day before struggling cryptocurrency exchange FTX filed for bankruptcy, Changpeng Zhao, the chief executive of rival exchange Binance, sent an alarmed text message to FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried. Mr. Zhao feared that Mr. Bankman-Fried was orchestrating crypto transactions that could plunge the industry into a meltdown. “Stop now, cause no more damage,” Mr. Zhao …

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New Seattle company founded by ex-Boeing executives aims to boost healthcare startups with diverse teams

New Seattle company founded by ex-Boeing executives aims to boost healthcare startups with diverse teams

Managing partners of Pier 70 Ventures, clockwise from top left: R. Miller Adams, Robert (Bob) Balk, Shaun Hawkins and Preetha Ram. (Photos from Pier 70 Ventures) A new healthcare-focused venture capital firm, Pier 70 Ventures, is growing on Seattle’s waterfront. Its managing partners have deep expertise in fostering startups and focus on funding diverse teams …

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