He doesn’t tip 100% every time, regardless of circumstances, he says: “If it’s bad service, no, but most of the time. Because they just have such joy on their face and it’s wonderful.”
The venture capitalist also enjoys greasing the maitre d’. “Oh, I love that,” says Palihapitiya, who frequently gives them “a $100 bill, maybe.”
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