14 Sep '11, 5pm

Peter Thiel Doesn’t Like Cleantech VC, Mankind: Peter Thiel, known as the "Don of the PayPal Mafia" declared c...

Peter Thiel Doesn’t Like Cleantech VC, Mankind: Peter Thiel, known as the "Don of the PayPal Mafia" declared c...

photo by the Thiel Foundation, creative commons Peter Thiel , known as the "Don of the PayPal Mafia," declared clean technology a “disaster” at Venture Beat's TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 conference in San Francisco . OK, folks, go on home. Stop all this saving-the-world, green-energy stuff. It just isn't working. Thiel has spoken. Thiel is a billionaire libertarian hedge fund manager and venture capitalist who founded PayPal and was an early investor in Facebook and LinkedIn, amongst other software, social network, and data analytics companies. He endorsed Ron Paul for president in 2007 and Meg Whitman for California governor in 2010. Thiel has begun a "20 Under 20” grant program for young entrepreneurs through his Thiel Fellowship program . Thiel said at the TechCrunch event, “Cleantech is an increasingly large disaster that people in Silicon Valley aren’t even talking about ...

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