Overheard at the Near Future Summit

ImpactAlpha’s Zuleyma Bebell joined Kimbal Musk, comedian/activist Fran Drescher and the folks from Obvious Ventures this week at the Near Future Summit, the invite-only bash in La Jolla, Calif., hosted by Zem Joaquin, founder of Ecofabulous.com.

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This post originally appeared in ImpactAlpha’s daily newsletter. Get The Brief.

Photo credit: Zuleyma Bebell

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