The Next Web meets Esther Dyson: Angel investor, author and backup cosmonaut

The Next Web meets Esther Dyson: Angel investor, author and backup cosmonaut

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The Next Web sat down with Esther Dyson, a world leading angel investor, to learn something about her top investments and trends, mainly in eastern Europe. Dyson, CEO of EDventure Holdings, is an active investor in a variety of start-ups around the world. Her interests include information technology, health care,...
The Next Web meets Esther Dyson: Angel investor, author and backup cosmonaut
                                       

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