Peter Thiel The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Peter Thiel en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:34:00 GMT Why Peter Thiel's Philosophy on Hiring Is Hurting Silicon Valley In a talk at Columbia University, the PayPal co-founder and venture capitalist discussed why startups need to go 'beyond professionalism.' But that may be the problem. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:34:00 GMT Laura Entis A Device to Help You Sleep Better Raises Almost $500K in Two Days on Kickstarter James Proud, a former Thiel Fellow, has come up with a sleep-tracking system that is getting lots of love from the crowd. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:36:00 GMT Catherine Clifford These 20 Kids Just Got $100,000 to Drop Out of School. And They Want to Change Your Life. From revolutionizing the way we manage email to curing cancer, the ambitions of the most recent group of Thiel Fellows belie their youth. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 12:50:00 GMT Catherine Clifford BitPay Raises Record $30 Million in Series A Funding, Biggest in Bitcoin Industry Yet The Atlanta Bitcoin payments pioneer closes a record-breaking funding round from billionaire Richard Branson, Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang, PayPal's Peter Thiel, Index Ventures and other all-star investors. Tue, 13 May 2014 16:28:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow The Robots Are Coming: Zuckerberg, Kutcher Invest in Artificial Intelligence Startup Facebook's CEO and the Hollywood star are both lead investors in a $40 million round investing into San Francisco-based Vicarious. Fri, 21 Mar 2014 20:30:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Peter Thiel's Newest Obsession: Nanotechnology. The co-founder of Palantir and PayPal has invested in and joined the board of Nanotronics Imaging, a microscopy and software company. Thu, 20 Feb 2014 17:17:00 GMT Catherine Clifford These 20 Teenagers Are Getting $100,000 Each to Drop Out of School and Become Entrepreneurs A look at the next wave of grant recipients in tech investor Peter Thiel's fellowship program. Thu, 09 May 2013 09:30:00 GMT Megan Rose Dickey 14 Hot Startups Funded by High-Profile Entrepreneurs Find out which startups are attracting the attention -- and the dollars -- of some of the most high-profile entrepreneurs. Tue, 30 Oct 2012 03:00:00 GMT Kara Ohngren Prior 9 Successful Entrepreneurs Moonlighting as Professors These successful business leaders are teaching classes on everything from leadership to technology to finance at universities and colleges across America. Wed, 05 Sep 2012 09:00:00 GMT Kara Ohngren Prior The Latest Craze in Incubators: Pay-to-Play Accelerators? Fee-based entrepreneurship accelerators and incubators are increasingly sprouting up. We take a look at some new programs and consider whether they're worth your time. Thu, 12 Jul 2012 04:00:00 GMT Lauren Cannon Zuckerberg's $1 Salary and More: Parsing the Facebook IPO Filing Facebook's IPO filing reveals a great deal about the company. Here's a brief overview. Thu, 02 Feb 2012 08:30:00 GMT Mikal E. Belicove The 10 Things Facebook Got Right Pre-IPO Facebook has the potential to raise $10 billion in an IPO. Here's why that's possible. Tue, 31 Jan 2012 13:00:00 GMT Mikal E. Belicove Peter Thiel on What You Can't Learn in College The venture capitalist and co-founder of PayPal answers questions about his initiative to back the business dreams of select teen entrepreneurs willing to put their educations on hold. Wed, 07 Sep 2011 08:25:00 GMT Jennifer Wang Should Entrepreneurs Go to College? Here's why taking a break from college to pursue a business idea could be good for young entrepreneurs. Wed, 01 Jun 2011 09:25:00 GMT Carol Tice