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LinkedIn founder and Greylock partner Reid Hoffman apologizes for his role in rehabbing Jeffrey Epstein’s public image in 2015

The venture capital investor hosted a dinner with Epstein and several tech moguls in Palo Alto, California, in 2015.

MIT officials were aware of Jeffrey Epstein’s donations to the Media Lab as early as 2013, an independent investigation found

The disgraced financier had personally contributed to Ito's venture capital fund in addition to helping fund the MIT Media Lab.

Bill Gates made donations to MIT through Jeffrey Epstein —here are all of the tech mogul’s connections to the financier

The New Yorker reported that Jeffrey Epstein directed a $2 million donation from Bill Gates to the MIT Media Lab, and the two have other connections.
Jeffrey Epstein

An elite group within one of America’s most prestigious universities is embroiled in the ongoing Jeffrey Epstein scandal, and its director just ...

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and its elite Media Lab are embroiled in controversy in the wake of a new report about Jeffrey Epstein.
Bill Gates speaks in New York City.

Epstein bombarded Bill Gates with calls and contacts to score a meeting with the billionaire a year before his $2 million donation to MIT

A spokesperson for Bill Gates confirmed that Jeffrey Epstein "worked aggressively" to meet with him in 2013, a year before giving $2 million to MIT.

The Epstein-funded MIT lab has an ambitious project that purports to revolutionize agriculture. Insiders say it’s mostly smoke and mirrors.

MIT Media Lab staff faked key elements of its "personal food computer" project, insiders told Business Insider. In one instance, staff were told to place herbs grown elsewhere into the boxes.
MIT Media Lab director Joichi Ito.

MIT Media Lab director Joi Ito resigns after New Yorker exposé shows he quietly worked with Epstein to secure anonymous donations

After a New Yorker exposé published emails between MIT Media Lab Director Joi Ito and the late Jeffrey Epstein, Ito has announced his resignation.
Jeffrey Epstein in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 2004.

Jeffrey Epstein referred to as ‘he who must not be named’ or ‘Voldemort’ by some MIT Media Lab staff, in an apparent reference...

Any mention of Epstein was carefully covered up, even down to noting his initials in appointment memos in lab director Joichi Ito's calendar.
MIT Media Lab founder Nicholas Negroponte.

Jeffrey Epstein gave hundreds of thousands of dollars to MIT’s Media Lab, and its founder said he would accept the donations again if given the ...

"If you wind back the clock, I would still say, 'Take it,'" MIT Media Lab founder Nicholas Negroponte reportedly said in an all-hands meeting.