- Insider's Take
Peter Thiel, the founder and original CEO of PayPal, the first outside investor in Facebook and a partner in the venture capital Founders Fund, offers his original perspective on entrepreneurship, investing, future profits and the VC “Power Law.” His illuminating essays began as lectures for his famous class on start-ups at Stanford University. Thiel contends that doing what’s already been done takes you on a journey to nowhere – from “1 to n,” or zero. But when you make something new – a business, a product or a work of art – Thiel believes you travel from “0 to 1.”
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Peter Thiel, the founder and original CEO of PayPal, was the first outside investor in Facebook and is a partner in the Founders Fund.