Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Thiel Awards 24 Under-20 Fellowships - BusinessWeek

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Last fall, Princeton University sophomore Eden Full began to consider taking a break from school to turn her side project—a solar panel that rotates without using electricity—into a business.

In April, Full got all the motivation she needed when she was told she had won a $100,000 grant. The catch: She has to leave school for at least two years. "It's time for me to go out and try things in the real world and make mistakes and learn from those mistakes," says 19-year-old Full.

Thiel Awards 24 Under-20 Fellowships - BusinessWeek

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