Longtime political operative Bradley Tusk got his begins in Silicon Valley in 2011, when a little-known the founding fathers of a transportation startup solicited his help surmounting regulatory hurdles. That benefactor, Travis Kalanick, couldn’t render Tusk’s $ 25,000 cost, so Tusk agreed to acquired half of his fee in equity. As you can imagine, that administers used to work quite well for Tusk, whose shares in Uber are now said to be worth $100 million.
Tusk( illustrated) invest several years admonishing Uber’s stretch approach and, in 2015, decided to turn his efforts into a full-fledged business: persona project money, area political strategy. Today, Tusk and his partner, Jordan Nof, filed paperwork to foster $70 million for the second largest jeopardize fund, Tusk Venture Partners II.
A spokesperson for Tusk Ventures declined to comment.