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Steve Jurvetson
Draper Fisher Jurvetson

Steve Jurvetson is a managing director of Draper Fisher Jurvetson. He was the founding VC investor in Hotmail (MSFT), Interwoven (IWOV), and Kana (KANA). He also led the firm's investments in Tradex (acquired by Ariba for $6B) and Cyras (acquired by Ciena for $2B), and most recently, in pioneering companies in nanotechnology and molecular electronics. Previously, Jurvetson was an R&D engineer at Hewlett-Packard, where seven of his communications chip designs were fabricated.

His prior technical experience also includes programming, materials science research (TEM atomic imaging of GaAs), and computer design at HP's PC Division, the Center for Materials Research, and Mostek. He has also worked in product marketing at Apple and NeXT Software. As a consultant with Bain & Company, Jurvetson developed executive marketing, sales, engineering, and business strategies for a wide range of companies in the software, networking, and semiconductor industries.

At Stanford University, he finished his BSEE in 2.5 years and graduated #1 in his class as the Henry Ford Scholar. Jurvetson also holds an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford. He received his M.B.A. from the Stanford Business School, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar.

Jurvetson also serves on the Merrill Lynch Technical Advisory Board and is co-chair of the NanoBusiness Alliance. He was recently honored as "The Valley's Sharpest VC" on the cover of Business 2.0 and chosen by the SF Chronicle and SF Examiner as one of "the ten people expected to have the greatest impact on the Bay Area in the early part of the 21st Century." He was profiled in the New York Times Magazine and featured on the cover of Worth and Fortune magazines. Jurvetson was chosen by Upside Magazine as one of the 100 "most influential people in the digital world," and by Forbes as one of "Tech's Best Venture Investors." Jurvetson has written several columns on nanotech and other developing technologies.

  Steve Jurvetson

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