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Continued: Best Buy poised to ax its venture capital unit

  • Article by: THOMAS LEE , Star Tribune
  • Last update: March 23, 2013 - 4:03 PM

“We are still in close contact with Best Buy,” said Solegear chief marketing officer Stephanie Zahn.

What role, if any, Best Buy will continue to play with these start-ups remains an open question. The future roles of Best Buy Capital’s leaders also are unclear, including Kuk Yi, the unit’s founder and top executive, and co-founder Winnie Zeng.

Zeng sits on the board of directors for Valencell, a start-up that is developing biometric sensors based on the human ear. Yi serves as a director for IMVU, a social entertainment firm.

 

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