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Managing Director @
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38 Investments in 14 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
San Francisco
Website:
http://www.dfj.com/team/SteveJurvetson.shtml
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Steve Jurvetson is a managing director of Draper Fisher Jurvetson, a leading venture capital firm and one of the most active energy and clean tech investors, with affiliate offices around the world and $6 billion under management. Steve was the founding venture investor in Hotmail, Interwoven and Kana. He also led the firm's investments in Tradex and Cyras (acquired for $8 billion).

Previously, he was an R&D engineer at Hewlett-Packard, where seven of his communications chip designs were fabricated. His prior technical experience also includes programming, materials science research and computer design at HP, the Center for Materials Research, and Mostek. He has also worked in product marketing at Apple and NeXT.

At Stanford, he finished his bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering in 2-and-a-half years and graduated No. 1 in his class. He also received a master's of science degree in electrical engineering and a master's of business administration from Stanford, and he served as president of the Western Association of Venture Capitalists.

He was honored as "The Valley's Sharpest VC" on the cover of Business 2.0 and chosen by Forbes as one of "Tech's Best Venture Investors," by the VC Journal as one of the "Ten Most Influential VCs", and by Fortune as part of their "Brain Trust of Top Ten Minds."

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Managing Director

1995 - Current   (over 21 years)
Past
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Title
Company
1994
1994
Product Marketing
1994
1994
Marketing
1990
1993
Consultant
1987
1989
R&D Engineer
DateInvested InRoundDetails
Dec, 2015$29M / Series B
Jun, 2015$20.5M / Series A
Jan, 2015$1B / Series E
Jan, 2015$70M / Series C
Jan, 2015$26.6M / Series D
Aug, 2014$3.3M / Series A (Lead)
Jul, 2014$28.36M / Private Equity
May, 2014$8M / Series A (Lead)
Dec, 2013$52M / Series B
Nov, 2013$11.5M / Series C
Oct, 2013$375.25k / Debt Financing
Aug, 2013$15M / Series B
Jun, 2013$13.1M / Series A
Dec, 2012$30M / Series D (Lead)
Dec, 2012$6M / Series B
Oct, 2012$30M / Venture
Jun, 2012$30M / Series C
Apr, 2012$1.67M / Seed
Jan, 2012$1.77M / Venture
Mar, 2011$3.09M / Venture
Nov, 2010$50M / Series C
Oct, 2010$4.22M / Series B (Lead)
Apr, 2010$15M / Series C
Sep, 2009$675.3k / Series A
Aug, 2009$30.44M / Series B
May, 2009$5M / Series A (Lead)
Apr, 2009$5.6M / Venture
Sep, 2008$30M / Venture
Apr, 2008$32.5M / Series A
Feb, 2008$40M / Series E
Feb, 2008$2.35M / Venture
Jan, 2008$17M / Series C
May, 2007$45M / Series D
Jan, 2007$1.5M / Series A
Jun, 2006$75M / Series C
May, 2006$14M / Series B
May, 2006$40M / Series C
Mar, 2004$40M / Venture

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