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PALO ALTO -- Forget building a startup. Max Marty and Dario Mutabdzija want to build a startup colony. And they want to put it in the Pacific Ocean –- out of the reach of restrictive U.S. immigration laws they say keep high-skilled immigrants...
Nothing like a splash of tech/Internet entrepreneur money to pick up the local real estate market. Making tsunami-like waves so far this year are three Westside transactions: Billionaire venture capitalist and hedge fund manager Peter Thiel cherry-...
Maybe the attraction is Silicon Beach, the swath of Los Angeles that is home to so many tech start-ups. Or maybe it's just the beach. Either way, Northern California technology titans and wannabes increasingly are sinking money into trophy homes from...
Peter Thiel, a PayPal co-founder and early Facebook investor, is launching a $402-million venture capital fund focused on mid-stage companies dealing with major global problems. He’s calling it Mithril Capital Management. If that sounds familiar,...
To find out where the smart money is buying real estate these days, one need look no farther than the Hollywood Hills. Billionaire venture capitalist and hedge fund manager Peter Thiel recently cherry-picked a house there for $11.5 million. Thiel has a...
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Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney and a "super PAC" working on his behalf spent more than twice as much as they raised in January, underscoring how persistent challenges by rivals Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum have taxed the former...
TechnologyNew Zealand already has lush rainforests and sandy beaches, bungee jumping and scuba diving, gourmet restaurants and lively night life, even a thriving tech community that has drawn investment from the likes of Peter Thiel. (Of course, they drive on......
TechnologySomeone leaked Facebook's financial information, Gawker says. Here are the numbers....
TechnologyTop Wall Street investment banks are competing to be the lead bankers for Facebook's blockbuster initial public offering, which could come in early 2012....
Company TownZynga, the San Francisco social gaming company, files papers to sell its shares on the New York Stock Exchange....
L.A. Times Tech BlogFacebook has delayed its IPO until late 2012, according to a published report....
Dropping out of college doesn't have to be a career setback. Just ask Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg — or Kevin Wang. Wang, 18, a Vernon Hills native and graduate of the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, is among this year's 22 recipients of...
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