The secret life of Ian Osborne, the shadowy 38-year-old cofounder of Chamath Palihapitiya’s SPAC who has built the ultimate black book of billionaires

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Standing on the elevated stage at the New York Stock Exchange, dressed in a pink button-down and three-piece suit, the flamboyant and media centric investor Chamath Palihapitiya smiled brightly as he rang the bell. It was 2017 and the first day of trading for Social Capital Hedosophia, the blank check company Palihapitiya launched with a little known British financier named Ian Osborne. 
Far to Palihapitiya’s right, hardly standing out against the American flag situated behind him, the tall, blonde…

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