Silicon Valley legend Peter Thiel's vision for building the companies of the
In Spring 2012, students at Stanford University packed a lecture hall to hear
Silicon Valley entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel teach a course called
"Computer Science 183: Startup." Thiel told the class everything he knows about
starting a company, going beyond the basics of running a business to answer the
much harder question of how to find value where other people do not see it.
Now Thiel and former student Blake Masters, whose notes on the class became an
internet sensation, have revised, updated, and expanded on the best parts of the