Venture capitalist Peter Thiel had a lot to say on Squawk Box this morning.
"Twitter is hard to evaluate," said Thiel. "They have a lot of potential. It’s a horribly mismanaged company — probably a lot of pot-smoking going on there. But it’s such a solid franchise, it may even work with all that."
He also shared his thoughts on Google, Uber and gay CEO’s.
See it here: http://cnb.cx/1s6zKVC
He’s a legendary venture capitalist, the first major investor in Facebook, and a co-founder of PayPal.
Tomorrow, YOU have the chance to ask Peter Thiel a question on CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” where he will be live from 7-9aET.
Have a question or maybe you want to pitch your brilliant startup idea? Go for it. Head over to Twitter and submit your question using hashtag #AskThiel. We’ll choose the best ones to ask live tomorrow on CNBC.
In 2013, this company had a CEO, COO and $140 million in cash. Now, they’ve all gone missing.
FULL STORY: http://cnb.cx/1wAbEUe
May we never forget.
In an address to the nation, President Obama said “we continue to face a terrorist threat” from ISIS.
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Say hello to the biggest IPO EVER in the United States!
Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant, just filed to sell up to $21 billion in stock.
The company is expected to start trading on September 19th under ticker symbol “BABA,” but before that, it will be making a tour around the globe to woo investors.
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The monthly jobs report is out, and just 142,000 jobs were added in August.
The labor force participation rate? It’s at the lowest level since 1978.
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You know what’s cool? $10.4 million in crowdfunding.
The “Coolest Cooler” is now the most-funded project ever on Kickstarter.
Created by Ryan Grepper, this cooler has a little bit of everything — blender, waterproof bluetooth DJ speaker system, USB recharge station, and yes, it will keep your stuff cold.
The campaign still has 3 days to go. Check it out here.