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Tim Draper        

Venture Capital Investor, Founder of Draper Fisher Jurvetson & Draper University

Tim Draper is an American venture capital investor, and founder of Draper Fisher Jurvetson, 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 marketplace website. Draper is a major proponent of Bitcoin and decentralization.

In 2013, Draper launched Draper University of Heroes, an educational program that offers a crash course in entrepreneurship.

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TechCrunch has learned about noted technology investor Tim Draper's plan to split California into six separate states, including a Northern California slice..

Why venture capitalist Tim Draper wants to divide California into six ...

Tim Draper, the founding partner of Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ) venture capital firm, recently won an award from SVForum for being a Silicon Valley visionary ...

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