Peter Thiel: To be contrarian... is just to think

Bambi Francisco Roizen · August 29, 2011 · Short URL:

Venture Shift keynote on out-of-the-box investment philosophies

Here's the video of Peter Thiel, founder of Clarium Capital and Founders Fund. Thiel, well known as the first investor in Facebook, took the stage at the first-ever VentureShift, delivering yet another one of his thought-provoking keynote speeches.

"The contrarian thing is not to be with the crowd, or fashionably against the crowd, but to think,” said Thiel. 

For a good overview of Thiel's keynote, read Faith Merino's "Peter Thiel: Don't think of companies as statistics."

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