Ashton Kutcher on the art of investing in tech brands
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They say life imitates art – but for US celebrity Ashton Kutcher it is hard to say which came first.
In between roles playing Steve Jobs, the founder of Apple, or feckless tech entrepreneur, Walden Schmidt, in Two and a Half Men, the actor has also carved out a highly successful career as a real-life technology investor.
Away from the cameras, Kutcher scouts for start-ups, working closely with Guy Oseary, Madonna’s manager, and Ron Burkle, the billionaire whose Yucaipa Companies recently bought Tesco’s US supermarket business.
But why does this area of business make him tick?
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