Prison » Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund Makes Monster Bet on Bitcoin

Wall St Journal
January 3, 2018

One of the biggest names in Silicon Valley is placing a moonshot bet on bitcoin.

Founders Fund, the venture-capital firm co-founded by Peter Thiel, has amassed hundreds of millions of dollars of the volatile cryptocurrency, people familiar with the matter said.

The bet has been spread across several of the firm’s most recent funds, the people said, including one that began investing in mid-2017 and made bitcoin one of its first investments.

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This article was posted: Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 8:53 am

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