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The incredible life and career of Sean Parker, who got his start as a teenage hacker before cofounding Napster and becoming a Facebook billionaire

Sean Parker got his start as a teenage hacker before cofounding Napster in 1999. These days, he's a billionaire philanthropist.
Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal, delivers a speech during the evening session on the fourth day of the Republican National Convention on July 21, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.

Early Facebook investor Peter Thiel cashes in 80% of his remaining stock in the social media giant

The billionaire sold 53,602 Facebook shares for about $11 million, bringing his stake down to just 9,948 shares from the 45 million he once held.
Michael Polansky and Lady Gaga.

Lady Gaga’s new boyfriend is a tech CEO who went to Harvard with Mark Zuckerberg and now works for Facebook billionaire Sean Parker

Lady Gaga posted an Instagram photo with her new boyfriend Michael Polansky, a tech CEO who attend Harvard with Mark Zuckerberg.

A VC tweeted a photo of himself wearing a MAGA hat, and now he’s being called out as ‘needlessly divisive’ and ‘tone deaf̵...

Delian Asparouhov, a principal at Founders Fund, said in a tweet that, for him, the MAGA hat represents "hope" for many Americans.

The ‘PayPal Mafia’ formed in the early 2000s, and includes everyone from Elon Musk to the Yelp founders. Here’s where the original m...

What do the founders of YouTube, Yelp, Tesla, and LinkedIn have in common? A common resume line item: employment at PayPal.
isee cofounder Yibiao Zhao

This autonomous trucking startup out of MIT wants computers to think like human drivers, and it just became the first self-driving truck investment fo...

The startup wants to give computers "common sense," a new approach to the red hot self-driving industry. It raised $15 million from Founders Fund.
Peter Thiel is the cofounder of PayPal.

Founders Fund, Peter Thiel’s venture firm, is raising a new $3 billion fund to maintain its power in startups that stay private

According to a Wall Street Journal report, nearly $1.5 billion will be set aside for a dedicated growth-stage fund, the first for Thiel's firm.
Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal, delivers a speech during the evening session on the fourth day of the Republican National Convention on July 21, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.

Peter Thiel’s venture fund just announced Hereticon, a conference for ‘troublemakers’ to discuss immortality, doomsday prepping, and...

The invite-only conference will run for three nights at an undisclosed hotel in New Orleans in May 2020.

Andreessen Horowitz is reportedly backing Oculus founder Palmer Luckey’s new border technology startup with $1 billion valuation

Anduril reportedly also has backing from Peter Thiel's Founders Fund but has yet to disclose details of its funding.

On-demand food delivery app Postmates is set to unveil its IPO filing in September

The buzzy startup was most recently valued at $1.85 billion, and filed confidentially with the SEC in February.