DFJ/Draper Associates/Draper University
Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ) has invested in over 400 high-tech companies, usually as the lead investor for a company's first round of financing. The firm traces its roots to General William H. Draper, Jr., who became the first professional West Coast venture capitalist when he founded Draper, Gaither & Anderson in 1958. Founded in 1985, Draper Fisher Jurvetson has created a global network of affiliated venture funds with over $7.0 billion in capital commitments and offices in the major technology centers around the world. DFJ looks for opportunities in a variety of sectors including information technology, nanotechnology, life sciences, and clean energy. DFJ has offices located in the United States, China, and India.
DFJ/Draper Associates/Draper University Team