Peter Thiel

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Peter Thiel by Mind Map: Peter Thiel

1. Partner at the Founders Fund: "At Founders Fund, we support the principle that human creativity and technical ability can build a better future for all humanity."

1.1. Luke Nosek, Partner

1.2. Bruce Gibney, Partner

1.3. Brian Singerman, Partner

1.3.1. Founded IGoogle Team in 2004

1.4. Sean Parker, Executive General Partner

1.4.1. Sean is Former President of Facebook, and responsible for seeking investors at the time. He first approach Reid Hoffman, and Reid Hoffman introduced him to Peter Thiel. Reid Hoffman, CEO of LinkedIn: Peter Thiel is one of the VC for LinkedIn

1.4.2. Former employee

1.4.3. Former employee

1.5. Howard Caro, General Counsel

1.6. Lauren Gross,Principal

1.7. Scott Nolan, Principal

1.8. Auren Hoffman, Venture Capital

1.9. Geoff Lewis, Principal

1.10. Participated Investments

1.10.1. Discovery Engine: "A new generation of searching engine."

2. Former CEO and Co-Founder of Paypal: "Paypal Mafia"

3. Facebook

3.1. Angel Investor: First outside investor: August 2004, Thiel made a $500,000 angel investment in the social network Facebook for 10.2%.

3.2. Board of Director

4. Founder and President at Clarium Capital:Clarium’s mission is to find another way, the straight and narrow path between the Scylla of outdated wisdom and the Charybdis of nihilistic cleverness.—Peter Thiel

5. Received both Bachelor and Master degree in Stanford University.

5.1. Peter remains active at his alma mater, and has taught at Stanford Law School, in addition to serving on the Board of Overseers of the Hoover Institution at Stanford.

6. He serves as a primary supporter of the Committee to Protect Journalists, a group that promotes press freedom worldwide

7. the Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence, which seeks to foster the responsible development of advanced computing technologies