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Bob Lee, founder of the Cash app, 43, has been stabbed to death in San Francisco

Bob Lee, founder of the Cash app, 43, has been stabbed to death in San Francisco

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April 5, 2023 | 3:29 a.m

Bob Lee, the chief technology officer who created the mobile payment app Cash App, was stabbed to death in San Francisco, California, on Tuesday morning, according to reports.

He was 43 years old.

The tech mogul, who previously served as Square’s chief technology officer, was attacked in the downtown Rincon Hill neighborhood at 2:35 a.m. According to the San Francisco Police Department.

Officers arrived at the scene to find a 43-year-old man, who was later confirmed to be Lee. CBS Newswith multiple stab wounds.

Police told the outlet that Lee was taken to a nearby hospital before succumbing to his injuries.

No one had been arrested as of early Wednesday.

The outlet adds that the San Francisco Police Department has not released any suspicious details.

The Post has reached out to the San Francisco Police Department for comment.

Lee has served as Chief Product Officer at San Francisco-based cryptocurrency company MobileCoin since November 2021, according to his LinkedIn page.

Bob Lee was attacked when he was stabbed to death in the downtown Rincon Hill neighborhood.
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Tributes from co-workers began pouring in Tuesday night, with MobileCoin CEO Joshua Goldbard calling Lee a “force of nature.”

“Bob was a force of nature. He helped give birth to Android and CashApp into our world,” Goldbard ABC7 said.

“Moby was his dream: a privacy-protecting wallet for the 21st century. I will miss him every day.”

Officers arrived at the scene and located 43-year-old Bob Lee, but no arrests have been made yet.
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During his successful career in technology, Lee also worked at Google where he led the Android core library team and launched the world’s most used operating system, according to his profile. On the official MobileCoin website.

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Later, Lee founded the social network Present, and went on to invest in companies such as Figma, Clubhouse, Beeper, and Faire.

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit the world, Lee helped the World Health Organization with their mobile app and later helped develop an at-home testing company.



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