Billionaire Peter Thiel Hires Austria’s Disgraced Former Chancellor


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BNN— Billionaire Peter Thiel’s investment firm is tapping former Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz to become a global strategist.

ZeroHedge—Peter Thiel Hires Former Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz As Chief Global Strategist. Peter Thiel Hires Former Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz As Chief Global Strategist Former Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has been lying low since he was forced out as Europe's youngest head of state. Now, with the prospect of a criminal prosecution hanging over his head, it seems Kurz is turning to an old ally - Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel. Kurz is set to take over as chief global strategist at Thiel's investment firm, Thiel Capital. He's reportedly set to start...

DW.COM—Austria's former chancellor Sebastian Kurz to work for Thiel Capital: Kurz will work as a "global strategist" at the California-based venture capitalist firm after resigning amid graft allegations. The former chancellor is under investigation for suspected bribery and breach of trust. Kurz will work as a "global strategist" at the California-based venture capitalist firm after resigning amid graft allegations. The former chancellor is under investigation for suspected bribery and breach of trust.

www.marketwatch.com—The New York Post: Former far-right Austrian chancellor Kurz, who left office amid corruption allegations, set to join Peter Thiel investment firm. Billionaire tech mogul and PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel has reportedly hired embattled former Austrian chancellor Sebastian Kurz, who abruptly stepped down from office amid allegations of corruption, to help run his investment fund.