Tag archive for ‘Peter Thiel’
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Shai Genish On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Jared Kushner Investments Show Ties to Undisclosed Major Finance and Technology Names

  The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday that President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, omitted his ownership in a real-estate finance company, Cadre, that makes him business More...

Israeli Startup AppCard Raises $20 Million

Israeli startup AppCard, which has developed a marketing and loyalty platform for small and medium sized retailers, has raised $20 million in Series B funding. PLDT Capital, the investment arm of Philippine More...

Niva Goldberg On Thursday, September 17th, 2015

Peter Thiel-Backed Stemcentrx Emerges With $5 Billion Valuation

  Stemcentrx, a startup with funding from billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel, just came out of stealth at a $5 billion valuation, the Wall Street Journal reports. In August the company raised a $250 More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

How Paypal Co-Founder Peter Thiel Changed the Way Investors Think About Pot

  PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel‘s Founder Fund’s investment in a marijuana-related app might have started to ball rolling for similar players in the legal weed field, such as Eaze, a medical More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, January 26th, 2015

Ben Horowitz Joins Board of TranserWise

  Ben Horowitz of Andreessen Horowitz, early funder of Facebook, led the way in a $58 million fund raising for London-based currency transfer startup Transferwise, according to Bizjournals. Transferwise More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, November 6th, 2014

Peter Thiel: No Bubbles in the Tech Sector

Paypal founder and venture capitalist Peter Thiel said there is no bubble in the tech sector when he was interviewed by CNBC. “I don’t think we have a bubble in technology. This is nothing like the More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, October 6th, 2014

Stanford Dropout Start-Up Success Sam Altman Is Giving It Away

Sam Altman dropped out of Stanford to start a start-up, Loopt, which sold for $43 million. As president of Y Combinator, Altman has returned to Stanford to teach, but not to share is trade secrets only More...

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Albert Hecht On Thursday, January 9th, 2014

Joshua Kushner Raises Another $30 Million for Oscar

Joshua Kushner/ Getty With President Barack Obama’s health care bill still creating some waves, interest in making sense of health insurance is growing in the United States. Among those who carving out a niche More...

Albert Hecht On Friday, December 6th, 2013

Alex Karp Seeking a $9 Billion Valuation for Palantir Technologies

– Karp, CEO of the data analytics company is looking to raise a further $100 million round in funding that would be enough to see the company that he co-founded reach this goal. (L-R) Stephen Cohen More...

Albert Hecht On Monday, August 12th, 2013

Dustin Moskovitz Continues to Move on From Facebook

– Moskovitz, one of the original founders of Facebook, and his partner Justin Rosenstein, are showing that there is a life after Zuckerberg by building and expanding their own internet presence. –   Dustin More...

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