Why Hollywood heavyweight Jeffrey Katzenberg jumped to tech


It may not seem intuitive for someone like Jeffrey Katzenberg — whose storied entertainment resume includes co-founding DreamWorks after a decade-long tenure as chairman of Disney (DIS) — to leap into the life of a Silicon Valley VC. But, if you ask him, there’s absolutely a throughline: Katzenberg has always loved ambitious dreamers and big ideas.

“I’m attracted to entrepreneurs,” he told Yahoo Finance. “I’ve been one my whole life and though my ventures have mostly been in the entertainment business, the qualities of those people — dreamers who have ideas, passion, ambition, commitment, drive — it’s there. They have

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