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Just sharing some audio I recorded yesterday at a talk Peter Thiel gave at Boston University’s School of Management; I moderated the audience Q&A afterward, which was a lot of fun. Thiel is on the road with co-author Blake Masters promoting his new book, Zero to One. I teased him a bit that his only tweet so far is a plug for the book… and his quick answer was that he went from zero to one tweets.More →

Since coming out of beta last summer, Boston startup Wanderu has been in rapid-transit mode.

Seven months ago the company raised $2.5 million and launched its Kayak-esque service for booking bus and train travel. Since then, the company has moved out of the PayPal StartTank and into its own office in Downtown Boston, grown from a staff of eight to 15, and seen an impressive increase in the usage of its service.

Wanderu crossed 1 million bus trips booked by users as of last week, said cofounder and chief executive Polina Raygorodskaya.More →