Peter Thiel is a German-born American businessman. He is an innovator in banking and startup finance. He co-founded PayPal in 1998.
He has investments to various entities including:
- IronPort Systems
- Big Think
- Artify it
- Transatomic Power Corporation
- Ostendo Technologies
- Parasail Health
- Mirror Emoji Keyboard
Peter Thiel finished Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy at Stanford University in 1989 and obtained Doctor of Jurisprudence at Stanford Law School in 1992. His first job out of law school was at Sullivan and Cromwell, which he left after seven months and three days, citing a lack of transcendental value in his work.
Zero to One
Peter Thiel with Blake Masters
Documentaries, videos and podcasts
2019 Wriston Lecture: Peter Thiel
Peter Thiel: Zero to One
The World According to Thiel
- PersonA person is a being, such as a human, that has certain capacities or attributes constituting personhood, which has various definitions.
- Venture capitalA form of financing or funding for emerging companies. Investment on early-stage companies in exchange for equity in the companies they invest in.