Bob Lee Cash App founder stabbed to death in San Francisco on Tuesday. He was the current Chief Product Officer of Mobile Coin, a cryptocurrency platform.
Bob Lee Cash App Founder Stabbed to Death in San Francisco
The incident occurred at 2:35 a.m. on Main Street, according to the San Francisco Police Department. When the police arrived at the scene, they found a 43-year-old man with apparent stab wounds. The victim, later identified as Bob Lee, was rushed to a hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.
Cash App Founder Dead
MobileCoin confirmed Cash App Founder dead in response to an email from The Associated Press. MobileCoin CEO Josh Goldbard issued a statement, expressing his deep condolences on Lee’s passing. Goldbard said that Lee was not only a colleague but also a dear friend. He added that Lee was “made for the new world” and had an immense impact on the tech industry during his short time on earth.
Lee joined MobileCoin as an early-stage investor and advisor, and later became its Chief Product Officer. He was also the Chief Technology Officer at Square in 2013 when it launched Cash App, a popular money transfer application. Lee’s contribution to Android at Google was significant as well.
Ron Conway, a prominent venture capitalist and founder of the San Francisco-based investment firm SV Angel, expressed his condolences to Lee’s family and the entire tech community. He tweeted that Lee’s loss was an immense tragedy, and the tech industry has lost a great innovator, intelligence, and spirit.
The police have not yet provided any details on the circumstances of the stabbing. Officer Niccole Pacchetti, a public information officer, said that it is an open and active investigation, and they are not releasing further information at this time. The tech industry has lost a visionary leader, and his contributions will be remembered for years to come. We hope that the perpetrator will be swiftly brought to justice.