Anthony Scaramucci Invests In Former FTX US CEO's New Company: 'Go Forward. Don't Look Back'

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Skybridge Capital founder Anthony Scaramucci, who was among the featured speakers astatine Benzinga's Future Of Crypto event,  said helium would put successful a institution founded by Brett Harrison, the erstwhile CEO of the defunct crypto exchange FTX US FTT/USD.

In an email shared with Bloomberg, Scaramucci said helium would put his wealth successful the task to amusement his enactment for Harrison. 

"Anthony has been a existent mentor and person to maine since I joined the crypto manufacture 2 years ago," Bloomberg quoted Harrison saying successful the email. "I'm honored to person him arsenic an concern spouse and cognize his guidance volition beryllium invaluable arsenic I statesman this caller chapter."

On Saturday, Harrison went connected Twitter to speech astir his acquisition astatine FTX and the disagreements with FTX officials. 

In a bid of tweets, Harrison raised concerns astir FTX laminitis Sam Bankman-Fried's mental wellness and addiction. 

In 1 of his tweets, Harrison said helium is looking guardant to moving with the caller partners. 

In effect to his tweet, Scaramucci wished him occurrence and said helium is arrogant to beryllium an capitalist successful his company. 

According to a Bloomberg report, Harrison has been looking for investors for his crypto bundle company, with a raising people that whitethorn reach $10 cardinal for a $100 cardinal valuation. 

Harrison wanted to enactment connected bundle that crypto traders could usage to make algorithms for their trading strategies and entree assorted crypto marketplaces.

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FTX bought a 30% involvement successful SkyBridge Capital successful September earlier the crypto institution filed for bankruptcy successful November.

However, Scaramucci said that the concern steadfast could bargain backmost its stake, but that whitethorn instrumentality months to finalize.

"We're waiting for the clearance from the bankruptcy people, the lawyers, and the concern bankers to fig retired precisely what we're going to beryllium buying backmost and when," Scaramucci told CNBC.

Bankman-Fried responded to Bloomberg astir Harrison's caller tweets and said, "While I powerfully disagree with overmuch of what helium said, I person nary tendency to get into a nationalist statement with him, nor bash I consciousness similar it's my spot to litigate his occupation show successful nationalist unless helium were to authorize maine to bash so." 

Bankman-Fried added, "I consciousness atrocious astir what happened to each of FTX's employees and privation him the best."

Harrison had spent astir 17 months moving with FTX US earlier leaving successful September. 

Previously helium had worked with Bankman-Fried astatine Citadel Securities and the quantitative trading concern Jane Street.

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