Peter Thiel

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Elon Musk Thinks Peter Thiel is a 'Sociopath,' and 6 Other Wild Details About the Billionaires' Love-Hate Relationship

Thiel and his allies conspired against Musk and replaced him as PayPal CEO while Musk was on his honeymoon.

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China podría usar Bitcoin como 'arma financiera' contra Estados Unidos, advierte Peter Thiel

El destacado crítico de China también criticó a las empresas estadounidenses que hacen negocios en el país.

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China Could Use Bitcoin as 'Financial Weapon' Against U.S., Peter Thiel Warns

The noted China critic also slammed U.S. companies that did business in the country.

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More Than Ever Entrepreneurs Must Maximize Human Flourishing

What happened to the technological future that maximized human wellbeing? We need more from the entrepreneurial community.

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Tesla Launches a Limited Edition Surfboard

Plus, Serverless Inc. announces a $10 million series A round, and Peter Thiel backs a vegan pet food startup.

Business News

6 Lessons From the Demise of Gawker

Gawker was crushed by a libel suit brought by Hulk Hogan and financed by Peter Thiel. Gawker founder Nick Denton is no victim; he did this to himself.

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Peter Thiel Tells Republican Convention that America Needs a Tech Upgrade

His support of Trump has been both a source of curiosity and the butt of jokes in Silicon Valley.

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Police Have Been Filing Court Orders to Obtain Google Location Data -- Start Up Your Day Roundup

Plus: A new app is beating out Uber in the Middle East.

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Peter Thiel on Gawker: 'If I Didn't Do Something, Nobody Would'

The billionaire Silicon Valley investor acknowledged that he secretly financed Hulk Hogan's lawsuit against Gawker Media in an effort to put the news website out of business.

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Billionaire Peter Thiel Reportedly Backed Hulk Hogan's Gawker Lawsuit

Hogan in March won a $140 million jury verdict against Gawker in a privacy lawsuit stemming from a sex tape the site had published.

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Peter Thiel Commencement Speech, Hamilton College, May 2016 (Transcript)

Peter Thiel, investor and co-founder of Palantir and PayPal, spoke about unconventional paths at the Hamilton College Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 22, 2016.

Entrepreneurs

All I Really Need To Know... I Didn't Learn In College

18-year-old Lebanese 'trep Jihad Kawas puts business over degrees.

Business News

What Types of Companies Is Peter Thiel's Founders Fund Actually Investing In?

The recent interests of the former Paypal founder and recognizable venture capitalist provide some insights for entrepreneurs who are seeking funding.

Business News

Why Billionaire Investor Reid Hoffman Is Betting Big on Bitcoin

The LinkedIn co-founder's investments in Facebook, Airbnb and Dropbox more than paid off. Will Silicon Valley's 'startup whisperer' be on the money about Bitcoin, too?