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Ev Williams' Obvious Ventures Raises $123.5 Million for Its First Fund

Ev Williams, founder of Twitter, Blogger and Medium, has closed his first venture fund according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing today. The fund, Obvious Ventures, raised an OCD-approved figure: $123,456,789. Williams and his partners James Joaquin and Vishal Vasishth unveiled Obvious Ventures in December. Its premise is to do mission-driven investments, focusing on companies with a positive benefit for society.

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