Monday, July 16th, 2012. Aspen, CO, USA

7:00 PM

DINNER AND DEBATE
What is the future of Silicon Valley and the technology industry? Two of the Valley’s most successful thinkers and doers debate.

Speakers:
Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman, Google
Peter Thiel, Technology Entrepreneur, Investor, and Philanthropist

Referee: Adam Lashinsky, Fortune

Photograph by Kevin Moloney/Fortune Brainstorm Tech

ISSUE – Sep. 20| Peter Thiel-Backed Fund Hits the Jackpot With $12 Billion Tilray Stake

The massive surge in pot stock Tilray Inc. has delivered a multi billion dollar windfall for a little-known private equity fund backed by investor Peter ThielPrivateer Holdings Inc., a Seattle-based fund started seven years ago to focus on the marijuana business, holds 76 percent of Tilray, a stake now worth more than $12 billion after the stock soared more than 10-fold from its July public offering.

Thiel’s Founders Fund became the first institutional investor in the cannabis industry through Privateer Holdings’ $75 million Series B financing round in December 2014, according to the company’s website. [ Bloomberg ]

Checkout Peter Thiel’s Investment Activities. 

Checkout Founders Fund’s Deals, Exits and Fund Raised Data.

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