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The 23 most powerful LGBTQ+ people in tech

There are LGBTQ+ identifying individuals in prominent roles at VC firms, startups, and large companies like IBM and Microsoft.
The Seasteading Institute aims to build self-sufficient floating cities.

Floating cities are getting far closer to reality than ever before — but they won’t be the libertarian utopias billionaires have proposed

Floating cities have been part of a utopian vision to build societies that operate independently of government.
Mark Zuckerberg and Peter Thiel.

Peter Thiel bought Mark Zuckerberg a car before he got rich, and it’s where the CEO had an epiphany that changed Facebook forever

Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes wrote in The New York Times that Peter Thiel bought Mark Zuckerberg an Infiniti SUV in 2005.
Peter Thiel

Peter Thiel’s investment firm is reportedly delivering huge returns to investors

Founders Fund is returning $4.60 on every dollar invested as part of its fourth fund in 2011, according to The Wall Street Journal.

A Peter Thiel-backed credit card company that caters to people with little to no credit just raised $30 million

New companies like Petal that are trying to make financial services available at more affordable costs have started to emerge in the last year or so.
N26 CEO and cofounder Valentin Stalf.

Peter Thiel-backed digital bank N26 is now Europe’s most valuable fintech

N26, a German fin-tech startup backed by venture capitalist Peter Thiel, is raising $300 million in a series D funding round that values the company at $2.7 billion.

16 of the biggest leaders in Silicon Valley reveal the one thing they would tell their teenage selves

Here's how Mark Zuckerberg, Sheryl Sandberg, Bill Gates, and other leaders have responded to the question, "What would you tell your younger self?"
Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg.

Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and 12 more successful people reveal their favorite places to ‘think big’

Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and 12 other successful entrepreneurs revealed their favorite places to "think big" on the podcast "Masters of Scale."
N26 cofounder and CEO Valentin Stalf.

A Peter Thiel-backed fintech that aims to be ‘a mixture of Venmo, Zelle, Mint and Chase’ is launching next year in the US

A so-called challenger bank, N26 doesn't operate brick-and-mortar branches because its customers "prefer to minimize interactions with their banks.
Alex Karp, chief executive officer of Palantir Technologies, could take his company public at a $41 billion valuation.

Mysterious big data company Palantir is reportedly looking at an IPO — and could see a valuation of $41 billion

Palantir is in talks with Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley to go public as soon as the second half of 2019, according to a Wall Street Journal report.