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Silicon Valley's newest investor is a guy who raised $3 million to start ¯_(ツ)_/¯ Capital — named after the shrugging emoji tattooed on his wrist

Silicon Valley's newest investor is a guy who raised $3 million to start ¯_(ツ)_/¯ Capital — named after the shrugging emoji tattooed on his wrist

Niv Dror, AngelList’s former head of marketing, has launched a $3 million venture-capital fund called Shrug Capital, stylized as ¯_(ツ)_/¯ Capital. The fund has received investments from influential Silicon Valley venture capitalists such as Founders Fund’s Cyan Banister and Andreessen Horowitz’s Marc Andreessen and Chris Dixon. Dror told Business Insider that the shrug emoticon, which he had tattooed on his left wrist two years ago, was among his favorite keyboard-shortcut responses. In October 2016, Niv Dror, then an editor for the product editorial site Product Hunt, on […]

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