‘Trump is anti-business president’

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22nd January, 2017
Stewart Butterfield, the founder of messaging platform Slack Picture: Winni Wintermeyer

Stewart Butterfield, the founder of one of Silicon Valley’s hottest technology companies, has said he fears that Donald Trump could be the most “anti-business president the US has ever had”.

Butterfield, whose business Slack is a messaging platform for teams valued at $4 billion, said he hoped that he was wrong and that “the thick oven mitts of power, the federal agencies and the bureaucracies limit the degree of damage [Trump]...

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