First Thiel Fellow Sells Company

Contrary to elitist belief, it’s possible to make money without going to college

James Proud, a 20 year old from a town near London, sold his company GigLocator, “an online platform that allows users to find concerts for their favorite artists and purchase tickets,” to Peter Shapiro, a New York music entrepreneur on Wednesday morning.

Men like Peter Thiel, with his $100,000 grants for young entrepreneurs who choose to skip college, are a huge thorn in the side of the elites.

Entrepreneurs seem to frighten the living daylights out of the Obama administration and their Big Government supporters.The elitists in this country want everyone to at least get a bachelor’s degree. They don’t like seeing people going against the grain or paving their own road to success.

Full story at Forbes.


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