William Christopher LeGate is an American entrepreneur, Thiel Fellow, and computer programmer described by Business Insider as one of the most powerful people in tech. He was first recognized at age 15 by The New York Times for creating the iOS application Fake-A-Text which, as of 2015, has received over 6 million downloads.

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  • William Christopher LeGate is an American entrepreneur, Thiel Fellow, and computer programmer described by Business Insider as one of the most powerful people in tech. He was first recognized at age 15 by The New York Times for creating the iOS application Fake-A-Text which, as of 2015, has received over 6 million downloads. Upon graduating high school, billionaire PayPal co-founder and investor Peter Thiel awarded LeGate—then aged 18—with a Thiel Fellowship, a prestigious $100,000 (USD) grant given annually to around 20 people under 20 years of age on the condition that they drop out of school in order to pursue an entrepreneurial path. (en)
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