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When 24-year-old author and entrepreneur Stacey Ferreira dropped out of NYU last year to participate in the Thiel Fellowship, the grant program launched by PayPal cofounder Peter Thiel, friends were puzzled by the move. For some, she recalls, the response was “you’re crazy!” Others were not only more understanding -- she even roped a few of them into joining her newest project, the San Francisco-based startup Forge that she launched after joining the fellowship.
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