Sir Richard Branson, Peter Thiel join in $100M campaign for international startups

Sir Richard Branson, Peter Thiel join in $100M campaign for international startups

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New Skype founders Taavet Hinrikus and Niklas Zennström have teamed with uber-investor Peter Thiel, Virgin magnate Sir Richard Branson, and a handful of heavyweights from around the world in a new $100 million initiative to help startups. The gist of the campaign: The partners will give away $100,000,000 in free...
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