Tim DraperTim Draper is an American venture capital investor, and founder of Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Draper University, Draper Venture Network and Draper Associate. Tim Draper is often regarded as one of the most successful venture capitalists in the world, and one of the most powerful and influential people in Silicon Valley. His most prominent investments include Baidu, Hotmail, Skype, Tesla, SpaceX, AngelList, SolarCity, Ring (company), Twitter, DocuSign, Coinbase, Robinhood (company), Ancestry.com, Twitch, Cruise Automation, and Focus Media.
About Draper University
Draper University’s mission is to inspire people and accelerate ideas by igniting the entrepreneurial spirit globally. They have 900+ alumni who have launched their own startups, raised $220+M in venture funding and who work with leading technology companies to foster innovation.
Tim Draper, legendary Silicon Valley venture capitalist founded Draper University in 2012 with a vision and belief that in order to change the world we have to change education.
Draper University aims to teach entrepreneurship globally in an entirely new way. Through hands-on training, an innovative curriculum and thought leadership Tim Draper brings together young entrepreneurs, startup founders, executives and investors all under one roof. Tim Draper has deep roots in entrepreneurship and venture capital with a rich background that started by founding Draper Associates in 1985.