Steve Jurvetson

Member, Leadership Team at Western Association of Venture Capitalists

Steve Jurvetson

Steve Jurvetson

Member, Leadership Team at Western Association of Venture Capitalists

Overview
Career Highlights

Draper Fisher Jurvetson Management LLC

RelSci Relationships

1031

Number of Boards

26

Birthday

03/01/1967 - Arizona

Age

52

Number of Awards

6

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Co-Founder at Tesla, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Draper Fisher Jurvetson Management LLC

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Co-Founder at Draper Fisher Jurvetson Management LLC

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Partner, Draper Fisher Jurvetson Growth at Draper Fisher Jurvetson Management LLC

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Partner, Draper Fisher Jurvetson Growth at Draper Fisher Jurvetson Management LLC

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Co-Founder at Square Roots Urban Growers, Inc.

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Managing Partner at Oak Investment Partners

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Partner at Draper Fisher Jurvetson Management LLC

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Co-Founder at Planet Labs, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Planet Labs, Inc.

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Steve Jurvetson
Member, Leadership Team at Western Association of Venture Capitalists
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Member, Board of Trustees at The Nueva School

The Nueva School, located in the San Francisco Bay Area and founded in 1967, is a nationally recognized independent school serving gifted and talented students from prekindergarten through high school. The progressive, child-centered school emphasizes integrated studies, creative arts, and social-emotional learning. It provides a constructivist program, project-based learning, and special-area teachers in visual art, reading, math, science, music, physical education, technology, and social and emotional learning. Teachers work in teams to develop thematic curricula for classes.

Education
Master's of Science in Electrical Engineering
Class of 1990

Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

MBA

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.

Graduate

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
Member, Leadership Team
Current

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

Co-Founder
Prior - 2017

Draper Fisher Jurvetson focuses on early-stage investments in a variety of emerging technologies including: energy/clean technology, enterprise applications and services, media/advertising, consumer services and transactions, life sciences, mobile/wireless and nanotechnology. The firm seeks to invest in fast-growing companies that are operating in emerging markets.

Managing Director
Prior - 2010

DFJ Growth invests in revenue-stage technology-based companies with billion dollar potential. The Fund focuses on investments in the following areas: (1) digital media and advertising (2) clean technology (3) digital commerce (4) virtual enterprise (5) emerging economies (6) convergent life science technology and (10) disruptive technology. DFJG looks for disruptive market leaders that address large markets and have demonstrated growth as evidenced by revenues of $1 million per quarter

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2009 - Current

Tesla, Inc. engages in the design, development, manufacture, and sale of fully electric vehicles, energy generation and storage systems. It also provides vehicle service centers, supercharger station, and self-driving capability. The company operates through Automotive, and Energy Generation and Storage segments. The Automotive segment includes the design, development, manufacture and sale of electric vehicles. The Energy Generation and Storage segment includes the design, manufacture, installation, sale, and lease of stationary energy storage products and solar energy systems, and sale of electricity generated by its solar energy systems to customers. The company was founded by Jeffrey B. Straubel, Elon Reeve Musk, Martin Eberhard, and Marc Tarpenning on July 1, 2003 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.

Director
Current

Planet Labs, Inc. operates earth-imaging satellites. The firm offers its imaging services for logistics, site development, crop monitoring, urbanization, natural resources, and asset management applications. The company was founded by William S. Marshall, Robert H. Schingler, Jr. and Christopher R. Boshuizen in 2010 and is headquartered in San Francisco, 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.

Co-Chairman
Current

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 of the Advisory Board
Current

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.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior
Political Donations
$2,300
2008

Former President of United States

Investments
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nCent Labs, Inc. operates as a spinout blockchain research and development firm. It focuses on building novel, protocol-level technologies. The company was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.

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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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