Quick Synopsis

  • Founder of Paypal (with Tesla’s Elon Musk and LinkedIN’s Reid Hoffman)
  • Early investor and board member of Facebook
  • Provided the funding for
    • Palantir who did work with Cambridge Analytica (remember the Facebook election scandal)
    • Hulk Hogan’s case against Gawker which resulted in the bankruptcy and closure of that magazine.
    • 20 people under 23 every year get paid $100 K to drop out of college to follow their dreams.
    • Ambrosia – a start up that takes blood from young people to give to old people in the hope of extending life.
  • Bought 400 acres of New Zealand’s South Island
  • Has suggested that a fleet of floating vessels off the shore of California could be built and would essentially run outside of the US (global even) legal system