Protesters Interrupt Talk By Peter Thiel On UC Berkeley Campus During Latest March, Vandalism Reported In Oakland
Protesters marched on the University of California, Berkeley campus and shut down a talk by PayPal co-founder and venture capitalist Peter Thiel Wednesday night.
t’s one thing to say tech geniuses don’t need degrees. After all, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg all dropped out of college. But now we’ve got David Karp, who doesn’t even have a high school diploma. Karp, 26, founded Tumblr, the online blogging forum, and sold it to Yahoo for $1.1 billion.
A San Francisco billionaire who co-founded PayPal and gave Facebook its first big investment now wants Silicon Valley to buy into a bigger idea: the future.