Thiel Fellowship

Modernizing 911 calls with Michael Chime from Found

Welcome back to Found, where we get the stories behind the startups. This week Darrell and Becca are joined by Michael Chime, the co-founder and CEO of Prepared, a startup that allows 911 callers to s

Correction: 20 Under 20 Thiel Fellowship Did Not Up Age Limit To 23, But Maybe It Should

[Correction: Despite sending out emails and updating its site to ask people 23 and under to “apply” for its $100,000 stipend to skip college, the Thiel Fellowship tells us it’s is no

Thiel Fellow Raises $1.5 Million For Social Commerce App Strut

By presenting users with a curated feed of instantly purchasable products, Strut hopes to highlight new fashions and allow users to build outfits by mixing and matching available apparel. Users will a

Funding, Grants & Book Deals: Thiel Fellows Are Making The Grade (With More Classes To Follow)

It's no secret that Peter Thiel thinks that the next big bubble facing our economy is not inflating the housing or tech markets, but that of higher education. The former PayPal CEO and early backer of