Laurene Powell Jobs, widow of Steve Jobs, one of Apple's founders, was one of the first investors in the Telegram Open Network (TON) blockchain project, the BlockTV has reported citing several sources.
According to these sources, Laurene Powell Jobs took part in the first funding round, in which she invested at least $5M.
Powell, a US businesswoman, executive and philanthropist, inherited about $20B after the death of her husband in 2011.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently published the names of the investors in the TON blockchain project. The new list includes Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich and Russian Minister of Open Government Affairs.
They reportedly invested in the project's ICO through offshore funds. Rumors about Abramovich's participation in Telegram's ICO appeared right after the beginning of the token sale. According to the available information, Norma Investments Limited, owned by Abramovich, invested $10M during the second round of the ICO.
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