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Sean Parker

  • Napster co-founder to invest on allergy research Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 5:59 AM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Napster co-founder Sean Parker says he missed most of his final year in high school and has ended up in the emergency room countless of times because of his deadly allergy to nuts, shellfish and other foods. Parker announced Wednesday he is donating $24 million over the next two years to establish an allergy research center at the Stanford...

  • LONDON/ NEW YORK, Sept 12- As electronic cigarettes flew off shelves on both sides of the Atlantic in recent years, investors flocked to a business some hope will be the future for tobacco.

  • Sean Parker's Wedding Just Got Even More Expensive Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 9:00 AM ET
    Founder of Napster Sean Parker (L) and fiance Alexandra Lenas attend the World Premiere of 'Downloaded' during the 2013 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival at Paramount Theatre in Austin, Texas.

    Sean Parker agrees to pay $2.5 million for conservation programs for building a movie-set-like wedding site in an ecologically sensitive area of Big Sur without proper permits.

  • Sean Parker's Medieval-Themed Wedding  Monday, 1 Apr 2013 | 1:52 PM ET

    Dell is saying proposals from both Blackstone and Carl Icahn are risky, and Napster creator & Facebook co-founder Sean Parker is preparing for a medieval-themed wedding. CNBC's Bob Pisani and John Carney, discuss.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 29- One morning in April, Ron Conway, the billionaire technology investor, sat in a conference room on the second floor of San Francisco's City Hall with about 50 representatives from the city's business community.