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Haute 100 Update: PayPal Founder Peter Thiel Grants Young Entrepreneurs $100,000 to Skip College

Many of today’s success stories, especially in the tech entrepreneurial realm, didn’t require a college degree to come to fruition. PayPal founder, Silicon Valley heavyweight, and venture capitalist (he was the first to invest in Facebook) Peter Thiel has launched the “20 Under 20” program, which supports young entrepreneurs who choose to skip the traditional college route and straight into their dreams.

Joe Lonsdale

Joe Lonsdale is a partner at Formation 8, a fund that invests in Silicon Valley’s top entrepreneurs and connects them with Asian conglomerates. Prior to joining the firm, he co-founded Palantir Technologies, a multi-billion dollar software company that develops mission-critical analysis systems used by government and financial organizations around the world.

New York August/September 2014
New York August/September 2014