Nadine Bells writes on Yahoo News:
It sounds like a teenager’s dream and a parent’s nightmare. Peter Thiel, PayPal’s co-founder, is paying 24 college-aged students $100,000 to just say no — to college.
For two years, winners of the 20 Under 20 Thiel Fellowship have focused on developing business ideas instead of heading to class.
The fellows will work in Silicon Valley with a network of more than 100 mentors where they “will pursue innovative scientific and technical projects, learn entrepreneurship and begin to build the technology companies of tomorrow,” the press release states.
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