October31, 2012 > posted by Jonathan

Calling All (Very) Young Entrepreneurs: Applications Open for Peter Thiel’s 2013 ’20 Under 20′ Fellowships

Tech Crunch had a nice write up about the Thiel Fellowship application. If you haven’t applied yet, do so here.

“Serial Silicon Valley entrepreneur Peter Thiel has opened up applications for his ‘20 Under 20‘ Thiel Fellows for 2013 intake. The program awards 20 budding entrepreneurs $100,000 grants each to work on developing innovative technology ideas. Those selected for grants are also mentored by experienced professionals from the Thiel Network. Applicants have until 11:59 P.M. (UTC–12) on December 31, 2012 to apply, and Fellowship recipients will be announced in Spring 2013.

Since the Fellowship, began back in 2011, more than 40 young people have been awarded Thiel Fellowships. Project ideas granted funding and help from the Thiel Network include nuclear and alternative energy, robotics, biotechnology, 3D printing, synthetic biology, public health, education, finance, scientific equipment, gaming, and software.”

Read the rest of Tech Crunch’s article here.