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Breakout Labs backs 4 startups that are “reprogramming nature”

A venture fund that backs very early-stage advanced tech and science startups, Breakout Labs, has invested in 4 new deals, according to founder and Managing Partner Lindy Fishburne. The fund, which is

Peter Thiel to back Trump as GOP presidential candidate

Billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel has agreed to back Trump as a California delegate in Cleveland this summer. Thiel's level of support for the Donald is unclear, but Thiel will be one of 172 selec

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

Young Entrepreneurs Rule – Meet Peter Thiel's First "20 Under 20" Thiel Fellows

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/20under20.png" class="shot2" /> Well-known tech executive turned high-profile investor <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/peter-thiel"