VC  Draper Fisher Jurvetson

     Office Locations:

2882 Sand Hill Road, Suite 150
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Phone: 650-233-9000



  • Early
  • Seed



  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare



    Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ) has invested in over 400 high-tech companies, usually as the lead investor for a company's first round of financing. The firm traces its roots to General William H. Draper, Jr., who became the first professional West Coast venture capitalist when he founded Draper, Gaither & Anderson in 1958. Founded in 1985, Draper Fisher Jurvetson has created a global network of affiliated venture funds with over $7.0 billion in capital commitments and offices in the major technology centers around the world. DFJ looks for opportunities in a variety of sectors including information technology, nanotechnology, life sciences, and clean energy. DFJ has backed 27 companies that have each achieved more than $1 billion in realized value through an initial public offering or acquisition. DFJ has offices located in the United States, China, and India.



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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Andreas Stavropoulous Partner
    Barry Schuler Partner
    Chirag Chotalia Principal
    Donald Wood Venture Partner
    Heidi Roizen Partner


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