Author Topic: Draper Fisher Jurvetson  (Read 1564 times)

Offline sanman

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Draper Fisher Jurvetson
« on: 11/26/2012 01:19 am »
Since I've heard about Draper Fisher Jurvetson as being one of Musk's main financial backers, I was curious about what led them to back Musk, and even stick with him after the 3rd launch failure.

I see that they also back some other famous names as well:

http://www.dfj.com/portfolio/index.php

What do they look for when deciding whom to support with venture capital? What is the percentage of their stake in SpaceX - does anybody know? How deep are their pockets?

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Re: Draper Fisher Jurvetson
« Reply #1 on: 11/26/2012 02:20 pm »
Steve Jurvetson is a big space geek. Has quite a collection of space artifacts.

He talks about his investments in Elon's companies here:
http://www.businessinsider.com/steve-jurvetson-spacex-elon-musk-2012-9

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