Bradley Tusk is a man who does many things to help democracy bring about positive change – from mobile voting to working the levers of government to bring an end to hunger. In this episode he also learns he’s an unwitting trisector evangelist, as his work bridges the non profit, private, and government sector worlds in his efforts to help New Yorkers. Tusk is a venture capitalist and philanthropist, and CEO of Tusk Ventures, and he joined us to talk about how public policy can be shaped in the future.
ABOUT OUR GUEST:
Bradley Tusk is a venture capitalist who protects startups from political risk. He is the CEO and founder of Tusk Ventures, the first venture capital fund dedicated to working with and investing in startups in regulated industries. His fund, Tusk Ventures, has now worked with and invested in dozens of startups like Bird, FanDuel, Lemonade, Circle and Ripple. Bradley previously served as Mayor Bloomberg’s campaign manager in New York City, Deputy Governor of Illinois, and Senator Chuck Schumer’s communications director.
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