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Tony Tjan

Tony Tjan is managing director of Cueball Capital, a venture capital firm in Boston founded in 2005 dedicated to purpose-driven companies within the media and commerce industries.

“Hourly workers represent a hero class.”

— Tony Tjan
Featured in these episodes:
Tony Tjan, guest
March 31, 2020

At Boston’s Cue Ball Group, Tony’s portfolio includes companies that employ hundreds of nail care workers, cooks and servers. So he’s asking: How can we protect hourly workers and help them prepare for an uncertain future?

Tony Tjan, cameo
February 7, 2018

Forget being a unicorn. Learn to be a phoenix. Your company can last 100+ years — but you’ll need the resilience to rise and fall, and rise again. Fiat’s chair John Elkann shares the principles that helped the “horseless carriage” company founded by his great-grandfather survive the ups and downs of a century of business. One key: Resilience. Another: Deciding which company traditions to keep, and which to leave in the past.