The startup incubator Y Combinator quietly stopped working with billionaire VC Peter Thiel just a year after defending its partnership
|11/17/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- Peter Thiel, an influential investor who drew ire from many in the tech community due to his fervent support for President Donald Trump, has left his role at Y Combinator.
- Thiel joined the startup accelerator in 2015 as an advisor in its “part-time partner” program.
- Last year, Y Combinator president Sam Altman defended the company’s relationship to Thiel, saying “YC is not going to fire someone for supporting a major party nominee.”
Peter Thiel, a powerful tech investor who was an early and vocal supporter of President Donald Trump, is no longer working with the startup incubator Y Combinator.
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