2 tech billionaires are trying to start a third political party that’s ‘pro-business, pro-planet’ — here’s how it works
The day after President Donald Trump took the oath of office in January, while crowds were gathering across the country to protest his rhetoric, Mark Pincus, the founder of Zynga, joined a private group of the Democratic Party’s top donors at a Florida retreat billed at examining where the party went wrong.
But Pincus said that after a weekend of listening to some of the organizers and party leaders affirm that Democrats should “stay the course,” he felt reinvigorated to strike out on his own.
“The whole energy of that conference was disheartening, and I wouldn’t say discouraging, but it just reconfirmed to me that we better do something different,” Pincus told Business Insider in an interview.
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