#57 Microsoft Bought his Company!


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Donald Trump would hate this podcast. The story of an immigrant from China. Ben Cheung built an AI company (pay attention, Westworld fans). He discussed it in a previous podcast, when we talked about the struggle of the entrepreneur. Just a few months after that, Microsoft came calling and bought his company. Ben discusses the process of being approached and negotiating with Microsoft after Microsoft exec Qui Lu took an interest in Genee. He also talks about what it's like working at Microsoft and -- for a Silicon Valley podcast -- has positive things to say about Microsoft! (Take that, TWIT).


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