• Billionaire Peter Thiel Helped Bankrupt Gawker. Now He May be Looking to Buy it

    19 days ago - By Fortune

    Venture capitalist Peter Thiel may be looking to buy online news site Gawker.com, BuzzFeed said on Wednesday.
    Thiel‘s lawyers have objected to the currently ongoing sale process of Gawker.com, saying that he has been prohibited unreasonably from bidding for the website's assets, the internet media company reported, citing a federal bankruptcy court filing.
    Thiel, who is Facebook ‘s fb first major investor and a co-founder of payment service PayPal pypl
    , is known for funding the Hulk Hogan lawsuit that led to the shutdown of Gawker. The site published an article in 2007 about Thiel‘s...
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  • Billionaire Peter Thiel may buy Gawker, the website he helped bankrupt

    19 days ago - By RT

    Venture capitalist Peter Thiel is reportedly pursuing a bid to buy Gawker.com, a website he helped topple by funding a clandestine legal battle against its parent company.
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  • Controversial billionaire Peter Thiel might be looking to buy Gawker.com - the news site he helped Hulk Hogan take down

    Controversial billionaire Peter Thiel might be looking to buy Gawker.com - the news site he helped Hulk Hogan take down

    19 days ago - By Business Insider

    BuzzFeed reports that lawyers for influential billionaire Peter Thiel are objecting to him being left out of the sale process for Gawker.com, indicating possible interest from Thiel to bid on the domain and its archive of articles.
    Peter Thiel financed wrestler Hulk Hogan's lawsuit against Gawker Media, eventually forcing it into a 2016 bankruptcy and a fire sale to Univision.
    If Thiel ends up being allowed to bid on Gawker.com and wins the auction, he would get the site's archives, branding, and social media accounts.
    It looks like controversial billionaire Peter Thiel, a Facebook board...
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  • Peter Thiel may be looking to buy Gawker

    Peter Thiel may be looking to buy Gawker

    19 days ago - By New York Post

    Venture capitalist Peter Thiel may be looking to buy online news site Gawker.com, BuzzFeed said on Wednesday. Thiel's lawyers have objected to the currently ongoing sale process of Gawker.com, saying that he has been prohibited unreasonably from bidding for the website's assets, the internet media company reported, citing a federal bankruptcy court filing. Thiel, who...
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