Steve Jurvetson

Co-Founder at Future Ventures Management LLC

Steve Jurvetson

Steve Jurvetson

Co-Founder at Future Ventures Management LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

Future Ventures Management LLC
Threshold Ventures, Inc.

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2429

Number of Boards

5

Birthday

03/01/1967 - Arizona

Age

54

Number of Awards

6

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Founder at The Bizworld Foundation

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Co-Founder at Threshold Ventures, Inc.

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Partner, Draper Fisher Jurvetson Growth at Threshold Ventures, Inc.

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Partner, Draper Fisher Jurvetson Growth at Threshold Ventures, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Tesla, Inc.

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Co-Founder at DFJ Growth Management LLC

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Partner at Threshold Ventures, Inc.

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Co-Founder & Executive Chairman at Square Roots Urban Growers, Inc.

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Co-Founder & Managing Partner at Threshold Ventures, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Future Ventures Management LLC

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Co-Founder at Future Ventures Management LLC
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Emeritus Member, Board of Directors at Peninsula Open Space Trust

Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) protects and cares for open space, farms and parkland in and around Silicon Valley. Since its founding in 1977, POST has been responsible for saving more than 70,000 acres as permanent open space and parkland in San Mateo, Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties. These lands are now part of the National Park System, National Wildlife Refuge System, California State Parks, county and city parks, regional preserves and private farmland.

Education
MBA
Class of 1995

The Stanford Graduate School of Business has built an international reputation based on its innovative programs, which include: Two-year MBA Program, designed to educate business leaders One-year Stanford Sloan Master’s Program for mid-career executives PhD Program for future academics Executive Education programs for experienced managers Faculty research program Academic programs, including the two-year MBA, the 12-month Sloan Master's Program, and the PhD program, create a transformational student experience that reflects the tagline: Change lives. Change organizations. Change the world. Today the state-of-the-art Knight Management Center complex enables Stanford's innovative, globalized MBA curriculum, offering flexible classroom spaces for hands-on experiential learning small-group leadership labs, and team-based learning. It engages faculty and students across Stanford University, as well as alumni, global executives, and the broader world community.

Master's of Science in Electrical Engineering
Class of 1990

Stanford University, officially Leland Stanford Junior University, is a private research university in Stanford, California. Stanford was founded in 1885 by Leland and Jane Stanford in memory of their only child, Leland Stanford Jr., who had died of typhoid fever at age 15 the previous year. Stanford is generally ranked among the best universities in the world by academic publications. It is also one of the top fundraising institutions in the country, becoming the first school to raise more than a billion dollars in a year.

Attendee

St. Mark's School of Texas is a non-sectarian, college-preparatory, independent day school for boys in grades one through twelve. The School's charter states that it is "designed to afford its students well-rounded physical, intellectual, moral, and religious training and instruction." The School is intended to be a diverse community of teachers and students who share a love of learning and who strive for high achievement in whatever they undertake.

Memberships
Fellow
2005 - Prior

Every year the World Economic Forum reviews thousands of nominations to find the most accomplished and inspiring young leaders to join the Forum of Young Global Leaders. The Forum of Young Global Leaders is a unique, multistakeholder community of more than 700 exceptional young leaders who share a commitment to shaping the global future. Young Global Leaders represent the future of leadership, coming from all regions of the world and representing business, government, civil society, arts & culture, academia and media, as well as social entrepreneurs. Set up as an independent not-for-profit foundation, under the supervision of the Swiss Government, the Forum of Young Global Leaders works in close cooperation with the World Economic Forum to integrate young leaders into deep interaction with other stakeholders of global society.

President
Prior

WAVC is made up of more than 100 venture firms and more than 1,000 venture capitalists. WAVC offers West Coast venture capitalists the opportunity to come together to socialize, share insights, and discuss deals. Today, WAVC's primary focus is its distinguished speaker series, which has hosted more than 500 of the country's most celebrated business, financial, government, and academic leaders

Career History
Co-Founder
2018 - Current

Future Ventures invests in companies located in the US. The firm targets the companies operating in the fields of technology, space exploration, deep learning, quantum computing, robotics, AI, block chain, sustainable transportation, synthetic biology and clean meat. They provides financing in the form of equity for seed and early stage capital requirements.

Co-Founder, Partner
Current

Draper Fisher Jurvetson International, Inc. provides investment services. The company is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA.

Advisor
Current

Deep Genomics, Inc. provides machine learning, genome biology and precision medicine. It develops an integrated computational system that could learn, predict, and interpret how genetic variation, whether natural or therapeutic, alters crucial cellular processes. The firm offers SPIDEX database, which is a set of genetic variants and their predicted effects on human splicing across the entire genome. Its SPIDEX database covers all synonymous, missense, and nonsense exonic SNVs, as well as intronic SNVs that are up to 300nt from splice junctions. The company was founded by Brendan Frey and Hui Yuan Xiong in 2015 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
Current

Space Exploration Technologies Corp. designs, manufactures and launches rockets and spacecrafts. It develops the partially reusable launch vehicles Falcon 1 and Falcon 9. The company was founded by Elon Reeve Musk in 2002 and is headquartered in Hawthorne, CA.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

Genomatica, Inc. designs and develops biotechnology products. It offers metabolic engineering for renewable production of commodity chemicals. The company was founded by Bernhard O. Palsson and Christophe H. Schilling in 1998 and is headquartered in San Diego, CA.

Director
Current

Glycos Biotechnologies, Inc. operates as a biochemical company which commercializes sustainable chemicals made from renewable feed stocks. It offers Lactic acid, Isoprene and Butadiene products. It also offers metabolic engineering and process development technology solutions. The company was founded by Ramon Y. Gonzalez and Syed Shams Yazdani in February 2007 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

Member, nVention Advisory Board
Current

SRI International is an independent, 501(c)(3) nonprofit research institute conducting client-sponsored research and development for government, industry, foundations, and other organizations. SRI’s 2012 revenues were approximately $545 million. Our work spans research, development, and deployment. We also bring our R&D innovations to the marketplace by licensing our intellectual property, creating new ventures, and providing products and services. Since our founding in 1946 by Stanford University, SRI has been committed to discovery and to the application of science and technology for knowledge, commerce, prosperity, and peace. SRI became independent of the university in 1970, and we changed our name to SRI International in 1977. Leadership With representatives from the nonprofit and commercial sectors, a prestigious and active Board of Directors governs SRI. Our executive team creates and leads programs to solve clients' increasingly complex challenges. The team has a broad base of knowledge in science, engineering, and technology innovation, coupled with expertise in policy, growth, and business strategy. SRI International Staff SRI employs 2,500 people worldwide, including scientists, engineers, technologists, policy researchers, and corporate and support staff. More than 40 percent of our people have advanced educational degrees, and many are renowned leaders in their fields. Our seven R&D divisions and other groups are organized around broad disciplines and capabilities. Meet some of our staff members, and if you are interested in joining us visit Careers at SRI. SRI has spun off more than 50 ventures such as Siri, Intuitive Surgical, Nuance Communications, and Tout. mobile radar equipment

Co-Chairman, Executive Board
Prior

The NanoBusiness Alliance is the industry association for the emerging nanotechnology industry. Through its extensive network of leading startups, Fortune 500 companies, research institutions, non-governmental organizations and public-private partnerships, the Alliance shapes nanotechnology policy and helps accelerate the commercialization of nanotechnology innovations. The NanoBusiness Alliance has offices in Chicago, New York, Connecticut and Washington, DC.

Member, Board of Advisors
Prior

Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP) is the entrepreneurship center at Stanford University's School of Engineering. Hosted by the department of Management Science and Engineering, STVP is dedicated to accelerating high-technology entrepreneurship education and creating scholarly research on technology-based firms that, in turn, provides new insights for students, scholars, and business leaders.

Political Donations
$2,300
2008

Former President of United States

Investments
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Beeflow Corp. provides professionalized pollination services. It tracks and analyzes hive data like temperature, humidity, CO2, sound, and movement to alert beekeepers to potential hives health issues. The company was founded by Matias Viel, Pedro Negri and Agust?n Saez in 2016 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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ATAI Life Sciences AG operates as a holding company, which is a global biotech company builder. The company was founded by Christian Angermayer, Lars Christian Wilde, Srinivas G. Rao and Florian Brand in 2018 and is headquartered in Munich, Germany.

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Edenworks develops and operates vertical indoor aquaponic farms, growing salad greens and fish. Edenworks’ microgreen personal salads are up to 40x more nutrient dense than traditional salads.

Awards & Honors
Rank #59
2014
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
Rank #57
2013
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
Rank #65
2012
Forbes Magazine - The Midas List
Events
Speaker
Half Moon Bay, CA, United States
Bloomberg Next Big Thing Summit (California)

The Bloomberg Next Big Thing Summit is a two day conference Bloomberg Link is building in partnership with Bloomberg West and Bloomberg News. The summit convenes the most influential investors and entrepreneurs in technology, science and data to examine the future of technology, business and how innovation is changing the human experience. The program will look at the hunt for the ‘Next Big Thing,’ the future of money, mobile, design and the technologies that are reshaping industries.

Speaker
Santa Monica, CA, United States
2009 Milken Institute Global Conference

The Milken Institute Global Conference 2009 was held from April 27-29, 2009 as part of the Milken Institute Global Conference Series.

Speaker
Arusha, Tanzania
2007 TED Conference

TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) is a global set of conferences owned by the private non-profit Sapling Foundation, formed to disseminate "ideas worth spreading." TED was founded in 1984 as a one-off event.[1] The annual conference began in 1990, in Monterey, California.[4] TED's early emphasis was technology and design, consistent with its origins in the Silicon Valley.

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