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TEL AVIV/ FRANKFURT, March 12- Two years after scientists cooked up the first test tube beef hamburger, researchers in Israel are working on an even trickier recipe: the world's first lab-grown chicken. Professor Amit Gefen, a bioengineer at Tel Aviv University, has begun a year-long feasibility study into manufacturing chicken in a lab, funded by a non-profit...
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 24- LoungeBuddy, a business that allows travelers short-term access to airport lounges, said on Tuesday it had raised $3 million in venture capital, bringing the company's valuation to $18 million. Founders Fund, the venture firm founded by PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel, led the latest round in raising cash but will not take a board seat,...
Peter Thiel is considering a multimillion dollar stake in a private equity firm that's investing in the cannabis space, a source said.
An appearance by venture capitalist Peter Thiel was cut short at UC Berkeley by demonstrators protesting police killings in Missouri and New York.
With LendingClub set to raise $800 million in an IPO next week, online lender AvantCredit reeled in a bunch of its own cash.
Peter Thiel speaks exclusively to CNBC's "Halftime Report" from Dublin about the U.S. elections, valuations and Tim Cook.
Wealth managers, pay attention. Gay and lesbian CEOs may still be few in number—but the ranks of gay and lesbian millionaires and billionaires are growing rapidly.
Peter Thiel says he and Marc Andreessen may not agree on terminology, but they have similar thoughts about Carl Icahn's activism.
The bond market is the most distorted, Peter Thiel tells CNBC's "Squawk on the Street."
Managing partner, Founders Fund; chairman, Clarium Capital; founder and chairman, Palantir; former co-founder and CEO, PayPal
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 2- PayPal's biggest threat as it prepares to split from eBay next year may come from former employees who back a crop of new businesses serving shoppers who increasingly prefer to pay with mobile phones rather than personal computers. Stripe, which helps merchants like Apple Inc and car-sharing service Lyft accept payments made by smart...
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 1- PayPal's biggest threat as it prepares to split from eBay next year may come from former employees who back a crop of new businesses serving shoppers who increasingly prefer to pay with mobile phones rather than personal computers. Stripe, which helps merchants like Apple Inc and car-sharing service Lyft accept payments made by smart...
Venture capitalist Peter Thiel trashed Twitter in a CNBC interview Wednesday.
Silicon Valley venture capitalist Peter Thiel is famously outspoken and sharp-tongued and on CNBC Wednesday he did not disappoint.
Silicon Valley venture capitalist Peter Thiel is famously outspoken and sharp-tongued, and on CNBC on Wednesday he did not disappoint.
Peter Thiel says he "missed the boat" in investing in Uber, but he calls the start-up Silicon Valley's most "ethically challenged" company.
There appears to be more upside for Google stock over the next decade than for Apple, PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel tells CNBC.
When two friends living in Europe got fed up with money-transfer fees, they knew there had to be a better way, and PayPal's founder agreed.
SAC Capital has hired a data miner that has done work for the CIA and the FBI to keep closer tabs on its own employees.
The CEO of Palantir, one of the hottest start-ups in Silicon Valley, recently shed some light on how his company has been so successful.