FTX launches a $2 billion venture capital fund, hires Lightspeed Partner Amy Wu
To lead Ventures, gaming, M&A and commercial initiatives, the company has hired Amy Wu. She comes to FTX from Lightspeed Venture Partners, a $10 billion multi-stage venture fund. While there, she led crypto and gaming investments, including the fund’s investment in FTX. She previously served as an executive at Discovery, Inc., a global media company. At Discovery, she led operations and finance across Asian markets, digital businesses, and sports.
I am thrilled to be joining FTX to work alongside Sam and some of the smartest people disrupting the financial services industry. With FTX Ventures, we are looking to support entrepreneurs building generational businesses. We’re particularly excited about web3 gaming and its ability to bring mainstream audiences into the ecosystem.
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