Thiel, partner of Founders Fund, speaks during the panel discussion at the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California
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peHUB Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, Peter Thiel is the John D. Rockefeller of our age, about 1,000 Uber drivers plan to strike Monday and North Korea supports Scottish independence. Plus, Zeus, the world’s tallest dog, has passed away.

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Private equity diversifies product offering in LatAm: LAVCA

The Latin American Private Equity & Venture Capital Association last week revealed first half 2014 fundraising numbers that indicate a resurgence in the region. PeHUB took some time and chatted with Cate Ambrose, LAVCA’s President and Executive Director about the fundraising outlook in the region this year.

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peHUB First Read

To end the week, First Read finds out why Tesla is building a giant battery factory when no one is buying, Venezuela could be headed for default and the U.S. threatened to fine Yahoo $250K a day if it didn’t comply with NSA data requests.

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Top 10 posts: private equity

Trending in private equity news this week: Thomson Reuters puts peHUB on the block (gulp!), tips for making partner at your PE firm, and why a lawyer-turned-PE pro quit to practice law again.

Sign for a RadioShack store is seen in the Brighton Beach section of the Brooklyn borough in New York
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peHUB Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, Radioshack may file for bankruptcy, the difference between the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus, research finds that Uber’s revenue is 12x that of Lyft’s and whether Hilton is the best LBO ever.

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LPs warm up to venture: VCJ

Near record distributions are bringing limited partners back to the asset class. As fund commitments jump so do capital flows.

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CCMP Capital raises $3.6 bln for Fund III

CCMP Capital Advisors has closed CCMP Capital Investors III raising $3.6 billion. The new fund will back middle market companies in North America and Europe in the consumer/retail, industrial, energy and healthcare industries.

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff speaks during the Dreamforce event in San Francisco
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Top 10 posts: venture capital

VC stories trending this week on peHUB: Salesforce targets mobile enterprise startups with new $100 million VC fund, investors bet big on smart homes, and Kleiner Perkins leads huge round for DataStax.

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peHUB First Read

This Thursday morning First Read brings you fund news aplenty from Edgestone, Insignia and Truebridge and invites you to enter the mysterious world of venture capital.

NFL: Green Bay Packers at Seattle Seahawks
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peHUB Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, Twitter taps the debt markets for the first time, the top 5 blogs for venture capital and how to trade in your old iPhone for the iPhone 6. Plus, when did the NFL known about the Ray Rice video?

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