Today’s section is a real treat to me for I have always been a big fan.
Peter Thiel is one of the members of the Paypal mafia and is the founder of Palantir, which in my opinion, is one of the most important new companies in the world because it employs data analytics to make the world a safer place. Peter Thiel is special because he came up with this brilliant idea to pay off top-performing undergraduates to drop out to start businesses. He is also famous for funding Hulk Hogan in a lawsuit to destroy Gawker ( for outing him as gay ) and amongst the first people to support Donald Trump in his bid for Presidency.
It is no surprise that Peter’s section is chock-full of wisdom :
a) Failure is overrated, but more importantly, overdetermined.
It’s actually good that folks in start-up world paint a more realistic …