28 posts and columns on Draper Fisher Jurvetson
The boisterous venture capitalist Tim Draper will not be an investment partner for the next fund of the firm that his name headlines, Draper Fisher Jurvetson confirmed today after a Fortune scoop. DFJ said Draper will be one of the largest contributors to the new fund and will remain a member of the firm’s management committee, but will not be an investing partner as he focuses on other projects, like the entrepreneurship program that also bears his name, Draper University.
News ByteLemon has raised $8 million in a first round of capital to pay for the launch of its new smartphone wallet. Maveron led the round, with Draper Fisher Jurvetson and The Social+Capital Partnership also participating. The app allows users to take a photo of all of their cards in their wallet, so they can be retrieved later, using a four-digit code. The wallet also organizes receipts, so people can manage their finances. The company was founded in part by Wences Casares in 2011.