Funds and Fundability

Peter Thiel Launches New Fund, Gives It Nerdiest Name Ever

Mr. Thiel, not at a scifi con. (Photo:

Peter Thiel, Silicon Valley’s own Peter Weyland, just launched a brand new fund to focus on rocketships–in the Sheryl Sandberg sense, not the Elon Musk sense.

Businessweek reports that Mithril Capital Management has already raised $402 million, the idea being to invest in growth companies looking to make the leap from startup to big business.

Managing general partner Ajay Royan told the magazine: Read More