• Term Sheet - Wednesday, September 19

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    THE FIXER Good morning, Term Sheet readers.
    Bradley Tusk is the founder of Tusk Ventures , a political consultancy and venture firm that works with startups facing regulatory hurdles. He was one of the earliest investors in tech behemoth Uber.
    But before Tusk was a VC, he worked in politics as ex-Mayor Michael Bloomberg's campaign manager and Sen. Chuck Schumer's communication director. He also served as the deputy governor of Illinois, working for the now-incarcerated former governor Rod Blagojevich.
    You may remember Tusk from Term Sheet 's '5 Qs With a Dealmaker' series. Now, Tusk has a...
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  • Early Uber Investor Explains When It's OK for Founders to Break the Rules and Play Dirty

    Early Uber Investor Explains When It's OK for Founders to Break the Rules and Play Dirty

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    This article originally ran in Term Sheet, Fortune's newsletter about deals and dealmakers. Sign up here.
    Bradley Tusk is the founder of Tusk Ventures , a political consultancy and venture firm that works with startups facing regulatory hurdles. He was one of the earliest investors in tech behemoth Uber.
    But before Tusk was a VC, he worked in politics as ex-Mayor Michael Bloomberg's campaign manager and Sen. Chuck Schumer's communication director. He also served as the deputy governor of Illinois, working for the now-incarcerated former governor Rod Blagojevich.
    You may remember Tusk from...
    Read more ...