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Hoffman with Peter Thiel. The two have known each other since they were students at Stanford.

Before billionaire LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman met Peter Thiel in college, the ‘pinko commie’ had heard of the ‘libertarian wacko&...

Reid Hoffman and Peter Thiel have one of the most influential — and unusual — friendships in Silicon Valley.
SAFTs — Simple Agreements for Future Tokens — may invoke images of a casino. But in many ways, they are similar to traditional initial public offerings.

Here’s what you need to know about SAFTs — the cryptocurrency fundraising craze that’s shaking up venture capital

Venture capital's creative new way of cashing in on the initial coin offering bonanza, SAFTs are becoming increasingly popular. Here's what they are.

The startup incubator Y Combinator quietly stopped working with billionaire VC Peter Thiel just a year after defending its partnership

Y Combinator founder Sam Altman previously defended Thiel's role as a part-time advisor.

Elon Musk calls investors who bet against Tesla’s stocks ‘jerks who want us to die’

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and Space X, lays out his reason for despising short sellers in a revealing Rolling Stone profile.

These 11 startups are re-inventing how money works and they’re worth more than $1 billion

Fintech startups in the US have raised around $18 billion since 2015, and these unicorns prove why.
Extreme Wall Street bullishness has historically been a bearish signal, and a recent reading shows just that.

Stocks are flashing a major sell signal

US stock market bullishness has overheated to the point at which Bank of America Merrill Lynch sees possible weakness coming.
Fred Wilson, VC at Union Square Ventures, thinks a cryptocurrency crash is inevitable in the long run.

A top tech investor who once lost 90% of his net worth says a ‘massive’ bitcoin and crypto crash is inevitable

Fred Wilson warns that diversification is only way to survive a financial crash — but he doesn't think crypto should be avoided entirely.

Mark Cuban is trying to fix social media’s biggest problems by backing a company mixing bitcoin technology with messaging

Mercury Protocol could mean an end to everything from invasive advertising data to obnoxious trolls

Feds subpoena Jared Kushner’s company after it tried to get $150 million from Chinese investors in exchange for US visas

The subpoena is regarding the apartment complex One Journal Square in Jersey City, New Jersey that was financed in part by the EB-5 program.

Cybersecurity is a $81.7 billion market — and startups are raking in the dough

From hacked fish tanks to phishy emails, threats are everywhere, and VCs are taking notice.