Pressed by Sorkin to offer at least a ballpark figure as to how much the Uber-driven investment is worth now, Armstrong hedges.
Lance Armstrong did not reveal how much his investment in Uber was now worth.
The disgraced cycling legend spoke with CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin on TODAY Thursday about what his life has been like since the damaging admission in a 2013 interview with Oprah Winfrey that he cheated during his record-setting stretch of Tour de France victories.
According to the news website, invested $100,000 in Chris Sacca's nascent venture capital firm in 2009.
The American was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned from cycling for life in 2012 for doping. The case had cost him millions of dollars in lost endorsements and lawsuit settlements and he would have gone under, had it not been for the money he got from Uber.
Armstrong's bonanza was a giant stroke of luck after he received a phone call from former Google employee and now billionaire investor Chris Sacca.
"He was starting his own venture capital fund, Lowercase Capital, and he called me saying, 'I'm looking for investors, would you invest?'" Armstrong said. "I thought he was buying up a bunch of Twitter shares from employees or former employees, and the biggest investment in Lowercase ... was Uber". However, he said that his other settlements and legal fees meant he had to pay $111m in total.
He struggled to understand why Rodriguez was able to recover from the incident while he couldn't - even though he helped raise millions for cancer research through his Livestrong foundation.
Lance Armstrong has expressed his frustration about Alex Rodriguez, who supposedly cheated on Jennifer Lopez, and wonders why everyone doesn't hate him.
Armstrong added, "Look, it's great when somebody hits home runs and maybe does an event here and there for the Boys & Girls Club".
Hill and Carter become the Tide's second- and third-highest commits, behind offensive lineman Pierce Quick , who is ranked No. 4. As is tradition, Nick Saban and his staff are putting together another star-studded class.
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Instead of focusing on the DNA itself, the team made a decision to investigate the pattern of the attached epigenetic markers. In water, purified cancer DNA adopts distinct 3-D nanostructures because of the intense clusters of its methyl tags.
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Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) from the House Judiciary Committee said that the filing had meant that Trump allegedly committed two felonies. Mueller also detailed alleged lies told by Manafort during interviews with prosecutors and the Federal Bureau of Investigation .
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Clooney, along with her husband George , has been a vocal opponent of President Trump since the 2016 presidential election. Let me just dash out with a word of wisdom: Never ever underestimate your potentials because you haven't tried it all.
It is one of the eight towns and cities which has been announced as being part of the route for next year's race. It encompasses all four corners of the county and takes in hundreds of villages, towns and cities along the way.
L'actrice américaine Uma Thurman a publié sur son Instagram une photo d'elle posant devant les Gilets jaunes à Paris. Cette fois-ci, elle n'a toutefois pas mis sa fameuse combinaison jaune du film Kill Bill.
Guy Who Told Kids Santa Isn't Real Arrested
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Man Charged in Kidnapping Rape and Murder of Hania Aguilar
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