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Peter Thiel, co-founder and chairman of Palantir Technologies.
PayPal Co-Founder, Bitcoin Investor Thiel Says Bitcoin Could Be Chinese 'Weapon’
With bitcoin back in the spotlight, so are old fears that China may be at the reins.
Peter Thiel, co-founder and chairman of Palantir Technologies.

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Bitpanda Raises $52M Series A Led by Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures
With $100 million raised to date, crypto brokerage Bitpanda will be "Europe's next fintech unicorn," says lead investor Valar Ventures.
Bitpanda co-founders Eric Demuth and Paul Klanschek

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Bitcoin Miner Layer1 Overstated Industry Vet's Involvement in $50M Series A Pitch
Peter Thiel-backed Layer1 told potential investors in a recent pitch deck that bitcoin miner maker Canaan’s co-founder Liu Xiangfu joined its team as a key executive – but tha...
Layer1's West Texas mining facility (Layer1)

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EOS Startup Block.One Is Using Its Billions to Buy Back More Equity
Block.one is buying back more equity from early investors. Some – but not the most famous ones – made 6,500 percent on the last buyback.
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Peter Thiel Backs $2.1 Million Round for Crypto Investment Startup Layer1
PayPal co-founder and venture capitalist Peter Thiel has backed a $2.1 million seed round for crypto investment startup Layer1.
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Peter Thiel Fund Moves to Ease Trades for Big Crypto Investors
Peter Thiel's Founders Fund has reportedly invested in a cryptocurrency startup that aims to optimize the bulk trading of cryptocurrencies.
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Peter Thiel: Bitcoin Will Be the 'One Online Equivalent to Gold'
The co-founder of PayPal says there will be only one online equivalent to gold, and bitcoin, as the 'biggest' cryptocurrency, will triumph.
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Report: Peter Thiel's Founders Fund Bets Millions on Bitcoin
PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel's VC firm reportedly made hundreds of millions by putting $15 million to $20 million down on bitcoin last year.
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Peter Thiel: Bitcoin Is Like A 'Reserve Form Of Money'
Peter Thiel, the billionaire co-founder of PayPal, believes that critics of bitcoin are "underestimating" the cryptocurrency.
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Reddit Raises $50 Million, Plans New Cryptocurrency to Reward Users
Reddit has announced it may develop and distribute its own cryptocurrency to reward users for loyalty.
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