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U2 band members invest in Irish tech fund hoping to raise $112 million

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Adam Clayton, Bono, the Edge and Larry Mullen Jr. of Irish rock band U2, arriving at Mumbai international airport for the “Joshua Tree Tour” on December 12, 2019 in Mumbai, India.

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David Howell Evans, known as the “the Edge” and Adam Clayton, from the rock band U2, are backing a new technology fund in Ireland, which is aiming to raise 100 million euros ($112 million). 

A spokesman for Dublin-based VentureWave Capital, the investment firm behind the fund, confirmed lead guitarist “the Edge” and bassist Clayton were both investors.

The fund, “Impact Ireland,” received between approximately 20 million euros and 30 million euros in the first round of fundraising, which…



Source cnbc.com

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