Laurene Powell Jobs Invests In Ozy Media
According to Fortune, Laurene Powell Jobs (pictured above), the widow of the late Apple co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs, has invested in Ozy Media. Ozy Media was founded by Carlos Watson. Watson is a veteran TV journalist and entrepreneur.
Based in Mountain View, California, Ozy Media will focus on only several stories per day. The content on Ozy Media will target educated and smart readers that tolerate and embrace change. Jobs herself may contribute to the website as well.
Another investor in Ozy Media is Larry Sonsini, one of the parters at the Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati law firm. Ron Conway, Dan Rosensweig (Chegg CEO), David Drummond (Google chief legal officer) also participated in this round.
Watson is a former MSNBC news anchor. He hopes that with quality writing and smart storytelling that Ozy will become a premium product with mass appeal.