His investment in Foursquare and his financial success with Skype drew the attention and admiration of other tech investors and venture capitalists.
One such person was Guy Oseary. The Israeli-born Oseary grew up in Los Angeles alongside the children of top movers and shakers in the Hollywood movie and music industries. He was hired at Maverick Records while he was still a teenager and climbed the ladder from talent scout to chairman.
Among the artists represented by Maverick Records are Madonna, Alanis Morissette, and Muse.