It’s hardly a shock to hear that Kanye West has ambitions beyond music – he’s been diversifying into fashion for some time, and has periodically hinted at hopes to do more in tech too. Now Valleywag has a long report on what it says are West’s attempts to persuade Silicon Valley VCs to invest in his DONDA company, and their lack of success so far. “I think he’s getting frustrated. People are enjoying meeting him because he’s Kanye and they want to take him around, but then they’re not actually investing,” says one of Valleywag’s sources. “If you see his behavior, it’s so erratic, he’s not focused and kind of all over the place.” Others are more positive: “Kanye is passionate about DONDA and building a world-class team, top to bottom. Although he hasn’t met directly with any VC firms to raise capital, I think San Francisco is home the type of innovative and passionate thinker Kanye may want to collaborate with in the future.” Watch this space.

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