Why you shouldn’t listen to Peter Thiel about dropping out of college

Attention high school graduates with dreams of becoming a doctor: That’s a bad idea. Instead, become a plumber. You’ll make more money. If you think that sounds crazy, that’s because it is. But that’s precisely the message from noted investor and Libertarian Peter Thiel, who sees education as a liability rather than an asset.

Founders Fund offers $100K to teenage entrepreneurs

Everyone’s heard stories about young entrepreneurs who drop out of school and found hot startups like Facebook. Now the Founders Fund is putting up money to make sure that practice continues.