Peter Thiel is usually the man behind the scenes in Silicon Valley.
He is the person who provided the first significant investment in Facebook and became a close confidant to its founder, but got featured in The Social Network for less than 30 seconds.
He is a core part of the incredibly influential PayPal mafia, who wrested control of the company from cofounder Elon Musk, but is still far less known to the general public than the Tesla and SpaceX CEO.
He is the cofounder of Palantir, one of the most valuable startups in the world, which itself operates largely under the radar to provide data tools to major corporations and intelligence agencies. Read more…
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