Telegram Investor Documents Say BNY Mellon, Credit Suisse Helped Process $1.7B ICO

A bunch of smaller investors were approved to get in via a California-based fund managed by Elysium Ventures, the messages show. The list includes tech industry celebrities such as WordPress creator Matt Mullenweg, Foursquare co-founder Naveen Selvadurai, co-founder and CEO of Yelp Jeremy Stoppelman, True Ventures partner Om Malik, former TechCrunch co-editor-in-chief Alexia Bonatsos (who runs her Dream Machine fund), founder of the mobile commerce platform Karma Lee Linden and the Hong Kong fashion billionaire Silas Chou.