December12, 2014

“Workflow Is The Most Impressive Productivity App We’ve Ever Seen” on Business Insider

“Imagine you could create a single button on your iPhone that does whatever you want.”

September10, 2014

“Bitcoin is not enough: Ethereum’s enigmatic founder raises $15M to decentralize everything” on Upstart Business Journal

“Of all the cryptocurrencies that have sprung up to compete with bitcoin, none is so well organized, or so widely applicable as Ethereum, which now has a war chest that would make any founder green with envy.”

September2, 2014

“Thiel Fellowships get young entrepreneurs going” on USA Today

“For 83 young entrepreneurs, a traditional classroom setting didn’t cut it. Longing for an innovative environment, these students dropped out of elite universities to pursue alternative paths to success through the Thiel Fellowship.”

August26, 2014

“Thiel Fellow Raises $1.5 Million For Social Commerce App Strut” on TechCrunch

“Over the years, a number of startups have tried to redefine the way that users discover and purchase items on their mobile phones. Pretty soon we’ll have another one in Strut, an app that is designed to help users create new outfits that they can buy directly on their phones or share with friends.”

August25, 2014

“Remedy Bets That Google Glass Will Find Its Sweet Spot In The Medical Industry”

“While Google Glass has generated a healthy debate over privacy, etiquette and whether the device will ever gain broader acceptance in society, there are some obvious specialty use cases for Glass.

Remedy, a startup founded by two sisters who are a Thiel fellow and medical student, is betting that doctors will find Google Glass useful in quickly collecting and piecing together case data on patients.”

August14, 2014

“Visualize Your Favorite Music… On Your Shirt” on Fast Company Labs

“If you’re into wearables, techno, and raves then you’re going to want to check out the new Sync shirt created by Crated, a design consultancy and R&D lab based in New York City.”

June16, 2014

“Box Buys Streem, A Cloud Storage Startup That’s Going To Free Up Your Hard Drive” on Business Insider

June5, 2014

Peter Thiel Announces 2014 Class of Thiel Fellows

PETER THIEL ANNOUNCES 2014 CLASS OF THIEL FELLOWS video series “Teen Technorati” follows 40 finalists vying for a Thiel Fellowship SAN FRANCISCO – June 2, 2014 – Peter Thiel today introduced the 2014 class of new Thiel Fellows. The fourth set of young entrepreneurs to be awarded Thiel Fellowships, the fellows will receive support […]

May15, 2014

“12 Hot Data Center Startups To Watch” on Business Insider

“Rex Computing’s cofounder, Thomas Sohmers, is a member of Peter Thiel’s startup accelerator, the 20 Under 20 Thiel Fellowship. The accelerator grants $100,000 to kids to skip college and focus on their work.”

May1, 2014

“What happens when you take $100K to skip college” on The Tennessean

“Last May, Brentwood native Mark Daniel was awarded $100,000 to drop out of college and focus on building his startup company.”