Billionaire Investor Peter Thiel to Bring 'Zero to One' Lessons to Georgetown University
Peter Thiel, the multi-billionaire investor who founded PayPal and Palantir Technologies and played a key role in funding Facebook, SpaceX and LinkedIn, comes to Georgetown University on Tuesday, March 31, to deliver “Developing the Developed World,” as part of the Michael Jurist Memorial Lecture series.
The lecture is cosponsored by Georgetown Young Americans for Liberty, Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative, and online publication Venture Capitol and will touch upon Thiel’s philosophy regarding technology and innovation, the focus of his new book “Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build The Future.”
The event runs from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the ICC Auditorium and admission is free with a complimentary copy of “Zero to One” for the first 300 attendees. For any questions or concerns, contact Christopher Grillo at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Washington, D.C. office of Thiel’s company Palantir Technologies jumped from the suburbs to the city in January, when it moved from McLean to 1025 Thomas Jefferson St. in Georgetown between Baked & Wired and Washington Harbour.