Introducing ‘Nasty Nas’ The Powerful Quiet Titan Investor
Introducing “Nasty Nas” The Powerful Quiet Tech Investor
In this interview New Yorker Staff writer John Seabrook talks with the musician Nas and his business partner, Anthony Saleh, about their venture-capital firm, Queens Bridge Venture Partners.
Nasir Bin Olu Dara Jones “Nas” born September 14th 1973 in Queens, New York. He is the son of a Jazz Musician Olu Dora. He is an actor, record producer, investor and rapper. He is a Hip Hop Legend among the greats…
He is also the secret investor in several tech companies, Fila, restaurants, Mass Appeal Magazine, MassAppeal.com and is the founder of Mass Appeal Records. Right now his net worth is around 50 million USD, but is posed to become hip hops first billionaire if Dr Dre, Pdiddy or Jay Z doesn’t make it there first.
Some of the Tech companies that his Queens Bridge Venture Partners in Los Angeles invested in was Lyft, DropBox, Tradesy, and Coinbase.
When he wrote to CNBC he said: I’ve always wanted to be surrounded by the smartest people in the world, and didn’t want to limit that to just music.”
I want to meet the people who are innovating in all different fields, and investing lets me do that.”
Queens Bridge Venture Partners invests from $100,000 to $500,000 in a company, and has invested in over 100 companies in the last 6 years.
Keep your eyes on “Nas”, he will definitely be a force to be reckon with in the investing world…