Laurene Powell Jobs, the widow of Steve Jobs, invested in Telegram’s Gram tokens as part of its initial coin offering (ICO) for the Telegram Open Network (TON) project, according to BLOCTV, which cited a source familiar with the matter.
Powell Took Part in Telegram’s First Pre-Sale Funding Round
Laurene Powell, the widow of Apple co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs, was an early investor in Telegram’s blockchain project. It means that she invested no less than $5 million since that was the minimum entry amount during the pre-sale funding round. However, the source didn’t disclose how much Powell invested.
The widow inherited about $20 billion after her husband died in 2011 from cancer. Now Powell is a businesswoman, philanthropist, and executive at Emerson Collective, a social change organization.
Telegram raised about $1.7…
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