Founders Fund

Website: www.foundersfund.com

Main office: San Francisco, CA

Notable Partners: Peter Thiel, Ken Howery, Lauren Gross, Brian Singerman

This venture capital firm was founded by Peter Thiel, Ken Howery and Luke Nosek in 2005. All three were founders of PayPal.

Peter Thiel is a billionaire and prominent supporter of Donald Trump during the 2016 campaign. He is also an early investor in Facebook and is on the company’s Board of Directors.

Founders Fund has over $3 billion in management and says that 20% of capital for investments comes from its own employees and partners.

 

Notable Companies Funded:

Airbnb
Collective Health
Lyft
Oscar
Palantir
SpaceX
Spotify
Stripe
ZocDoc