Blog Posts - Peter Thiel



The Drill Down 456: No One Behind The Wheel

On this week's Drill Down podcast, driverless ride-sharing is emerging, Russia’s part in hacking the U.S. election, President-Elect Trump meets with tech leaders, Bill Gates leads a fight against climate change,  and much, much more. The post The...
by Geeks of Doom on Dec 16, 2016

Zero to One by Peter Thiel

Zero to One by Peter Thiel English | Size: 266.34 MBCategory: Business Zero to One is about how to build companies that create new things. It draws on everything Peter Thiel has learned directly as a co-founder of PayPal and Palantir and then an...
by Tutorials For Download on Aug 24, 2016

Peter Thiel -- Zero to One

I've begun delving into Peter Thiel's book "Zero to One".Perhaps I will share more snippets as time goes on, but for t'day I'd just like to share one uniquechunkette from pages 23-24"But in 2012, when the average airfare each way was 178, the airline...
by You Can Know Anything on Jul 14, 2016

The Drill Down 430: WWDC & E3 2016

This week, the internet is legally free for all, but not for Gawker, Microsoft buys LinkedIn, and all the latest from Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference and the Electronic Entertainment Expo...and much more! [...] The post The Drill Down 430: WW...
by Geeks of Doom on Jun 17, 2016

The Drill Down 428: 10-Core Workout

This week, Jawbone UP is down and out, Intel busts out 10-core chips, does the Hulk Hogan/Gawker suit threaten journalistic free speech?, Google vs Oracle is a victory for fair use, how European hate speech laws will affect US social media ...and muc...
by Geeks of Doom on Jun 3, 2016

The Drill Down 427: Peter Thiel, We ♥ You (Don’t Sue)!

This week, we’re once again joined by Greg Davies, host of Blendover and Heavy Metal Historian podcasts (and of course the TARDISBlend podcast hosted here at Geeks of Doom) as we discuss Uber tests autonomous cars, Twitter lets you tweet longer, Go...
by Geeks of Doom on May 27, 2016

Eine bessere Welt für Sparer durch Disruption? Zur aktuellen Fintech-Beteiligung von Peter Thiel

Das Hamburger Fintech-Unternehmen Zinspilot hat eine neue Finanzierungsrunde abgeschlossen und dabei 6,5 Mio € eingesammelt. Mit zu den Investoren gehört Peter Thiel. Als Mitgründer von PayPal und erster institutioneller Investor von Facebook, ha...
by Finanzenlounge on Jan 10, 2016

Eine bessere Welt für Sparer durch Disruption? Zur aktuellen Fintech-Beteiligung von Peter Thiel

Das Hamburger Fintech-Unternehmen Zinspilot hat eine neue Finanzierungsrunde abgeschlossen und dabei 6,5 Mio € eingesammelt. Mit zu den Investoren gehört Peter Thiel. Als Mitbegründer von PayPal und erster institutioneller Investor von Facebook,...
by Finanzenlounge on Jan 10, 2016

PLM without buzzwords

I’m in Dallas, TX for the next few days to attend Siemens PLM Connection 2015 conference. Teamcenter is one of the oldest brands in PLM software and I’m looking forward to learn more about that. One of the things that concerning me in PLM...
by Daily PLM Think Tank on May 17, 2015

Anti-gay Ted Cruz is backed by Gay Billionaire.

Where does a man like Ted Cruz get the confidence to IRL troll the United States Senate for 21 hours? Knowing that GAY PayPal billionaire and Silicon Valley kingpin Peter Thiel has his back surely helps. It’s an odd marriage of interests, the s...
by izzoiz.com on Sep 30, 2013

Peter Thiel’s Advice For Entrepreneurs

Here are 8 tips for entrepreneurs from Peter Thiel ,co-founder of Paypal, entrepreneur,venture capitalist and hedge fund manager. 1. Do not sell your company too early. 2. Find your niche. Don’t try to revolutionize an entire industry like R...
by Wealthymatters on Sep 28, 2013

VIDEO: European Accelerator Numbers – The Last 6 Years Of Growth

Seedcamp – the European tech startup accelerator – launched in September, 2007. That year and for at least the next 2 to 3 years after, it was largely the only game in town in terms of the new wave of accelerators in Europe. It’s si...
by 6446 Rules on Sep 2, 2013

We wanted flying cars, instead we got 140 characters

This was the remark of Peter Theil , a founder of Pay Pal. It's true that our current innovations aren't having a big bang appeal which 18th and 19th century innovations had, like a Steam Engine or Iron Clad Ship or Radio. But this also exp...
by Thus Spoke Chola on Jun 27, 2013

RoboteX Gets Over $2 Million in Funding from Peter Thiel

RoboteX, a private security robots company, created in 2007 by Nathan Gettings in Palo Alto, California, is backed with $2.06 million by PayPal founder Peter Thiel, out of a funding round of $5 million. See also This Robot LEGO Band is Great: Watch...
by GIZMORATI on Mar 24, 2013

Entrepreneurship without borders

By Roger James Hamilton & Patrick DriessenWhat do you do if you’re not happy with your country? Start your own!Peter Thiel, one of the billionaire founders of PayPal, has helped to fund Blueseed, a floating city in international waters, 12...
by Helping You Succeed! on Feb 2, 2013

Crunchies Winners: GitHub Wins Best Startup Overall

The 6th Crunchies Annual Award Show has ended with TechCrunch, GigaOm and Venture Beat handing out 20 awards to the best startups, founders and venture capitalists. The big winner of the 2012 Crunchies is the GitHub, which is the Best Startup overall...
by GIZMORATI on Feb 1, 2013

PayPal’s Peter Thiel And Investors Put $49M In Accounting Software Company Xero

PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel, along with existing investors, has invested $49 million in Xero. It is Thiel’s 3rd investment in Xero. Earlier this year, Thiel and existing investors put $16.6 million into the company. He invested $3 million in...
by GIZMORATI on Nov 30, 2012

Would Working on a ‘Googleplex of the Sea’ Float Your Boat?

The Silicon Valley has plenty of venture capitalists. What it doesn’t have much of—in fact any of—are converted cruise ships full of foreign entrepreneurs working to create the next Facebook or Google. That is about to change if Blueseed, the &...
by Build Your Career on May 24, 2012


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