Peter Thiel is a tech entrepreneur and investor notable (with respect to geek feminism) for his libertarian politics and views against women's suffrage.
- "Since 1920, the vast increase in welfare beneficiaries and the extension of the franchise to women — two constituencies that are notoriously tough for libertarians — have rendered the notion of “capitalist democracy” into an oxymoron" Source
Additionally, Thiel is a member of the highly secretive Bilderberg Group; is a founder of Palantir, a group that spied on Wikileaks; intentionally bankrupted Gawker and is associated with efforts to threaten other journalists; and is backing Donald Trump's 2016 presidential candidacy.
Thiel has founded or invested in or is otherwise closely involved in the following companies:
- PayPal (founder)
- Palantir Technologies (founder)
- Facebook (investor, owns 10%)
- List of angel investments on Wikipedia including
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