演讲嘉宾 Speaker
Tim Draper
Founder/创始人:DFJ,Draper Associates, Draper Dragon Fund, Draper University

德丰杰(DFJ)投资基金的创办合伙人,德丰杰投资基金旗下共管理20亿美元的资本,共投资超过二百家创业公司,投资了SpaceX、Tesla、Theranos、Thumbtack等目前炙手可热的公司,同时早年也投资过Baidu,Hotmail,Skype等耳熟能详的公司。Tim 在硅谷创办了一家创业魔法学院Draper University。要进入这个学校,需要说服录取委员会,自己能够改变世界。


Tim Draper毕业于美国斯坦福大学(Stanford Univ.)电子工程系获学士学位,并于美国哈佛大学(Harvard Univ.)商学院获得工商管理硕士(MBA)学位。


Tim Draper is founding partner of leading venture capital firms Draper Associates and DFJ.

 

Tim's original suggestion to use viral marketing in web-based email to geometrically spread an Internet product to its market was instrumental to the successes of Hotmail, YahooMail, and Gmail and has been adopted as a standard marketing technique by thousands of businesses.

 

Venture successes include Skype, Overture, Baidu, Tesla, Theranos, Parametric Technology, Hotmail, Digidesign, Twitch.tv, and hundreds of others.

 

He was ranked 52 on the list of the 100 most influential Harvard Alumni, and seven on the Forbes Midas List. He was named Always-On #1 top venture capital deal maker. He was awarded the Commonwealth Club's Distinguished Citizen Award for achievements in green and sustainable energy.

 

To further encourage entrepreneurship, Tim  started BizWorld.org, a non-profit for children to learn entrepreneurship, Draper University of Heroes, a school for entrepreneurs 18-28, and he leads SixCalifornias, an initiative to improve the governance of California.