Thursday, July 14, 2016

Donald Trumps' head Silicon Valley cheerleader, Peter Thiel, nabs speaking slot at GOP Convention | VentureBeat | Business | by Chris O'Brien

Providing more inspiration for Silicon Valley writers; also see What’s Peter Thiel going to say at the Republican National Convention? (TechCrunch)
"It hasn’t been easy for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to find fans in Silicon Valley. But one of his few supporters in this global tech hub is investor Peter Thiel, who is being handsomely rewarded with a speaking slot at the Republican National Convention that starts next week.

Thiel, the maverick billionaire investor and Facebook board member, is never afraid to cut against the grain. Whether it’s secretly funding a lawsuit to crush Gawker in retaliation for “outing” him as gay or funding floating cities on the ocean to avoid government regulation, the Paypal cofounder proudly walks his own path."
Donald Trumps' head Silicon Valley cheerleader, Peter Thiel, nabs speaking slot at GOP Convention | VentureBeat | Business | by Chris O'Brien
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