Tim Draper

Special guest

Tim Draper

Tim Draper is a venture capital investor, and founder of Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ),Draper University, Draper Venture Network, Draper Associates and Draper Goren Holm. His most prominent investments include Baidu, Hotmail, Skype, Tesla, SpaceX, AngelList, SolarCity, Ring, Twitter, DocuSign, Coinbase, Robinhood, Ancestry.com, Twitch, Cruise Automation, and Focus Media. In July 2014, Draper received wide coverage for his purchase at a US Marshals Service auction of seized bitcoins from the Silk Road website. Draper is a proponent of Bitcoin and decentralization. Draper was also one of the first investors in Theranos.

He also wrote a book entitled "How to be The Startup Hero: A Guide and Textbook for Entrepreneurs and Aspiring Entrepreneurs." Tim received a lot of awards such as Commonwealth Club's Distinguished Citizen, Independent Insitutue's Tocqueville Liberty Award, Forbes Midas List, Top 100 Most Influential Harvard Alumni, and a lot more.

Tim Draper has been a guest on 1 episode.