Malik remains best known for starting one of Silicon Valley's most influential tech blogs, GigaOm, but he's also found time to serve as a partner with TrueVentures, the Palo Alto-based venture capital firm that has backed fitness startup FitBit and Tastemaker X, a mobile app for discovering new music artists. Recent memorable Tweet: "real billionaires have their own mobile phones. cc @zuckerberg @arrington"
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