Tim Draper is founding partner of leading venture capital firms Draper Associates and DFJ. His 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.
As an advocate for entrepreneurs and free markets, Draper is regularly featured as a keynote speaker in entrepreneurial conferences throughout the world, has been recognized as a leader in his field through numerous awards and honors, and has frequent TV, radio and headline appearances.
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 and has been awarded the Commonwealth Club's Distinguished Citizen Award for achievements in green and sustainable energy.
He holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from Stanford University, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
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Last Updated: Thu, Jul 23, 2015
|Podcast||Calling All Entrepreneurial Heroes||Tim Draper||DFJ||56:35||02/2013|
|Podcast||What is the Next Big Thing?||Tony Perkins · Tim Draper · Michael Moe||AlwaysOn||01:10:51||02/2009|
|Video||Calling All Entrepreneurial Heroes [Entire Talk]||Tim Draper||DFJ||55:09||02/2013|
|Video||Gaining Global Perspective||Tim Draper||DFJ||02:48||02/2013|
|Video||Entrepreneurial Commitment||Tim Draper||DFJ||02:37||02/2013|
|Video||An Open Field in China||Tim Draper||DFJ||03:45||02/2013|
|Video||When Business is Illegal||Tim Draper||DFJ||02:24||02/2013|
|Video||Break Down Walls||Tim Draper||DFJ||01:41||02/2013|
|Video||The World Needs More Mistakes||Tim Draper||DFJ||01:03||02/2013|
|Video||Seizing the Economic Bull||Tim Draper||AlwaysOn||02:59||02/2009|
|Video||The Greater the Problem, The Greater the Satisfaction||Tim Draper · Michael Moe||AlwaysOn||02:09||02/2009|
|Video||High Velocity Media: What's Next in Online Advertising Revenue||Tony Perkins · Tim Draper · Michael Moe||AlwaysOn||06:55||02/2009|
|Video||Free is Alive and Well||Tony Perkins · Tim Draper||AlwaysOn||06:51||02/2009|
|Video||Let's Make a Deal||Tim Draper||AlwaysOn||02:59||02/2009|
|Video||Entrepreneurs Are Heroes and Change Agents||Tim Draper||DFJ||01:50||05/2007|
|Video||Increasing Pace of Technical and Entrepreneurial Change||Tim Draper||DFJ||03:36||05/2007|
|Video||Who are Entrepreneurs?||Tim Draper||DFJ||01:04||05/2005|
|Video||The DFJ Network||Tim Draper||DFJ||02:19||05/2005|
|Video||Moore's Law||Tim Draper||DFJ||01:20||05/2005|