"Today he is known as the mentor of the PayPal mafia of entrepreneurs, as well as for his warnings of a coming technology deficit with severe economic consequences. He works to accelerate innovation to prevent such a crisis by identifying and funding promising technology ideas and by guiding successful companies to scale and dominate their industries. Peter recently launched the Thiel Fellowship to foster the next generation of tech visionaries. The Thiel Foundation will award 20 people under 20 years old cash grants of $100,000 to further their innovative scientific and technical ideas."
14 November 2010
Thiel @ MIT ~ MIT Enterprise Forum Event 11/16
Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal, Clarium, Founders Fund and early FB investor speaks at MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge Innovation Series this Tuesday 16 November 2010 6-8pm...