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These 20 Kids Just Got $100,000 to Drop Out of School.


By Catherin Clifford

For most people, school accelerates us towards our goals. For some prodigal, break-out brilliant thinkers, school is a speedbump.

At least that’s the philosophy behind the Thiel Foundation’s 20 Under 20 Fellowship program, which announced its latest class of participants today. Peter Thiel, who established and funds the foundation, became something of a startup legend for co-founding PayPal and Palantir Technologies. He was also the first outside investor in Facebook and has since co-founded and manages the elite Silicon Valley venture capital firm Founders Fund. Click to read more.


One comment on “These 20 Kids Just Got $100,000 to Drop Out of School.

  1. Upcoming Everything
    June 23, 2015

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