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Peter Thiel

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Number of Portfolio Companies 50
Number of Exits 9
Peter Thiel
Managing Partner
Investor Type  Investment Partner, Individual/Angel Investor Stage  Seed Number of Exits 9
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Peter Thiel is a technology entrepreneur and investor.He first gained attention for innovations in banking and startup finance. 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.

In 1998,Thiel made e-commerce easier, faster, and more secure by co-founding and leading PayPal, which now has more than 128 million active financial accounts. In 2002, he sold PayPal to eBay and founded a global macro fund, Clarium.In 2004, he co-founded Palantir Technologies, which offers platforms for finance companies and intelligence, defense, and law enforcement communities to integrate, visualize, and analyze the world’s information.

In the same year, he made the first outside investment in 689彩票邀请码, a social networking hub that now has more than a billion million active members. He serves on its board.

689彩票邀请码Building on his personal success as a venture capital investor, Thiel co-founded and manages Founders Fund, a leading Silicon Valley venture capital fund that has pioneered new methods of venture financing that benefit founders. Through Founders Fund, as well as through his private investing, he has helped the next generation of tech companies, such as SpaceX, LinkedIn, Yelp, RoboteX, and Spotify.

And in 2012 he co-founded Mithril Capital Management, an international technology investment fund.Thiel established and funds the Thiel Foundation, which promotes freedom in all its forms. He sponsors the Committee to Protect Journalists, The Seasteading Institute, and the Human Rights Foundation. He funds the artificial intelligence research of theMachine Intelligence Research Institute.

He also aids work against violence through theOslo Freedom Forum and through the research of philosopher René Girard, which is extended and promulgated by Imitatio. He also promotes better health by funding the longevity research of Dr. Cynthia Kenyon and the SENS Research Foundation.Thiel created the 20 Under 20 Thiel Fellowship, which nurtures the tech visionaries of tomorrow. And he formed Breakout Labs to help independent scientists, engineers, and inventors advance their most radical ideas.

Thiel earned a B.A. in philosophy from Stanford University and a J.D. from Stanford Law School, where he occasionally teaches on globalization and technology and serves on the board of overseers of the Hoover Institution.

His articles have appeared in Policy Review and the Wall Street Journal. He co-produced the film Thank You for Smoking, was rated a master by the United States Chess Federation, and received the Innovation Award from the Economist in 2010. He lives in San Francisco.

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Personal Investments

Number of Investments 55
Peter Thiel made 55 investments. Their latest investment is Series A - EnClear Therapies on Feb 19, 2020. Peter Thiel invested $10M in EnClear Therapies.
Announced Date  
Organization Name  
Lead Investor  
Funding Round  
Money Raised  
Feb 19, 2020
EnClear Therapies
Series A - EnClear Therapies
$10M
Oct 15, 2019
Layer1
Yes
Series A - Layer1
$50M
Sep 25, 2019
PayMongo
Seed Round - PayMongo
$2.7M
Jul 11, 2019
Luminar
Venture Round - Luminar
$100M
Jun 24, 2019
FLYR
Series B - FLYR
$10M
Jun 14, 2019
Modal
Venture Round - Modal
$6M
Jun 11, 2019
Tenderd
Seed Round - Tenderd
$5.8M
Apr 9, 2019
Expanse
Series C - Expanse
$70M
Jan 22, 2019
Immunochina
Yes
Series C - Immunochina
CN¥140M
Dec 19, 2018
Layer1
Seed Round - Layer1
$2.1M

Partner Investments

Exits

Number of Exits 9
Peter Thiel has 9 exits. Their most notable exits are ThinkfulRedux, and Quid.
Thinkful
Thinkful provides 1-on-1 learning with industry experts to bring high growth tech careers to their students.
Redux
Redux delivers a lean-back TV experience programmed by curators and friends who share the same taste.
Quid
Quid powers human intuition with machine intelligence, enabling organizations to make decisions that matter.
PayPal
PayPal provides online payment solutions to its users worldwide.
Joyent
Joyent is a cloud infrastructure and big data analytics company offering a solution that powers real-time web and mobile applications.
IronPort Systems
IronPort Systems develops email and web security tools that prevent organizations from spam, viruses, malware and other internet threats.
689彩票邀请码
689彩票邀请码 is an online social networking service that enables its users to connect with friends and family.
Declara
Declara makes is easy to discover, collect, and share knowledge with a community of like-minded people.
BestVendor
BestVendor is an online resource helping professionals find the best software, apps, and services based on recommendations.

Jobs

Number of Current Jobs 6
Number of Past Jobs 6
Peter Thiel has 6 current jobs including Co-Founder at Mithril Capital Management, Founder & Chairman at Valar Ventures, and Managing Partner at Founders Fund. Additionally, Peter Thiel has had 6 past jobs including Visitor at Stanford Law School.
Valar Ventures
Founder & Chairman
Oct 1, 2010
Founders Fund
Managing Partner
Mar 1, 2006
LinkedIn
Investor
Sep 2003
Clarium Capital
Founder and President
FF Miruvor Management
Managing Member of the General Partner
Organization Name  
Title At Company  
Start Date  
End Date  
Stanford Law School
VisitorSep 2004Dec 2004
PayPal
Co-Founder & CEOMar 2000Oct 2002
Confinity
Co-FounderDec 1998Mar 2000
Social Capital
Limited Partner
Thiel Capital
President2011
Palantir Technologies
Co-Founder2004

Board and Advisor Roles

Number of Current Board & Advisor Roles 7
Number of Past Board & Advisor Roles 5
Peter Thiel holds 7 board and advisor roles including Member of Board of Directors at 689彩票邀请码, Board Member at Powerset, and Member of the Board of Directors at Nanotronics Imaging.
689彩票邀请码
Member of Board of Directors
Apr 2005
Powerset
Board Member
Nanotronics Imaging
Member of the Board of Directors
Zenreach
Board Member
Mithril Capital Management
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Geni
Member of Board of Directors
Palantir Technologies
Member of the Board of Directors
Organization Name  
Title At Company  
Start Date  
End Date  
PayPal
Chairman of the Board of DirectorsMar 2000Oct 2002
Powerset
Member of Board of Directors
Asana
Member of Board of Directors
Halcyon Molecular
Member of Board of Directors2010
Udorse
Member of the Board of Advisors

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