Thiel Foundation announces 2019 winners list, two blockchain entrepreneurs selected

According to Business Wire, on July 10th, the Thiel Foundation, founded and funded by PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel, announced the winners of the 2019 prize winners, and each winner will receive $100,000 in funding over the next two years. A total of 22 people were selected this year, two of whom are in the blockchain industry, namely Rohit Kalyanpur, founder of the decentralized solar energy project Optivolt Labs, and Tieshun Roquerre, founder of the Namebase based blockchain domain name service project Namebase.