Investing in US's Dmitri Mehlhorn: “The business of making Trump a one-term president”
The Sunday Times’ tech correspondent Danny Fortson brings on Dmitri Mehlhorn, head of Investing in US, to talk about the business of unseating Trump (3:45 ), what he saw as an existential threat (8:25 ), linking up with Reid Hoffman (10:50 ), the problem he sought to solve (13:00 ), investing hundreds of millions to make Trump a one-term president (15:55 ), the importance of Big Data in politics (20:15 ), piloting a new approach in Virginia (22:30 ), upsetting the apple cart (25:40 ), being seen as “knife-fighters” (30:20 ), what happens now (33:40 ), good v evil (40:30 ), the key investments (43:20 ), the importance of the web (46:40 ), his biggest mistake (49:50 ), winning without becoming what you are trying to defeat (56:20 ), the death of truth (59:40 ), Silicon Valley’s conflict between backing Biden while battling against the impending antitrust crackdown (1:01:00 ), Zuckerberg’s major role in the election (1:04:30 ), and the future of media (1:07:15 ).
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