Timothy Draper Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 259

  • Portfolio
  • 98

  • Exits
  • 135


Timothy Draper General Information


Mr. Timothy Draper serves as Managing Director at DFJ DragonFund China. He is the Founder and serves as Managing Partner at Draper Associates. He serves as an Advisor at EtherMail. He serves as a Limited Partner at Good AI Capital. He also serves as President & Director of the Draper Foundation. He serves as a Board Member at Checkbook, Sense. chat. He serves as a Board Observer at DigiBuild. He serves as a Board Member at Mat3ra. He previously served as a Board Member at Kubos and Wheels of Zeus. He is also the Founder and serves as a Board Member at Draper Venture Network. He serves as an Advisor at Halogen Ventures, Republic, and Aragon One. He is the Founder and serves as Special Limited Partner AND Board Member Draper Goren Holm. He serves as an Advisor at Move37. He is also a Co-Founding Partner at Draper Fisher Jurvetson. He also served as Mentor at Boost VC. He also serves as an Investment Committee Member at Draper Nexus. He was also an Advisory General Partner at Timberline Venture Partners. He is a Co-Founder and head Riskmaster at Draper University. He was also a Co-founder and Managing Director at Draper Triangle Ventures. He served as a Board Observer at PubMatic. His original suggestion to use "viral marketing" in web-based e-mail to geometrically spread an Internet product to its market was instrumental to the successes of Hotmail and YahooMail and has been adopted as a standard marketing technique by hundreds of businesses. He served as an Advisor at Bagaveev. On behalf of Draper Fisher Jurvetson, He serves on the boards of OpenNode, DoAt, Glam, Meebo, Prosper, SocialText, and DFJ Plug 'N Play companies. DFJ's previous successes include Skype (EBAY), Overture.com (YHOO), Baidu (BIDU), Parametric Technology (PMTC), Hotmail (MSFT), PLX Technologies (PLXT), Preview Travel (TVLY), Digidesign (AVID), and others. He founded or co-founded DFJ ePlanet (global), Draper Fisher Jurvetson Gotham(NYC), Zone Ventures (LA), Epic Ventures (Salt Lake City), Draper Atlantic (Reston), Draper Triangle (Pittsburg), Timberline Ventures (Portland), Polaris Fund (Anchorage), DFJ Frontier (Sacramento and Santa Barbara), DFJ Vina Capital (Vietnam), and DFJ DragonFund (Shanghai). As an advocate for entrepreneurs and free markets, he is regularly featured as a keynote speaker in entrepreneurial conferences throughout the world, has been recognized as a leader in his field through numerous awards and honors, and has frequent TV, radio, and headline appearances. He was #52 on the list of the 100 most influential Harvard Alumni, and #7 on the Forbes Midas List. He was named Always-On's #1 top venture capital dealmaker for 2008. He was awarded the Commonwealth Club's Distinguished Citizen Award for achievements in green and sustainable energy. Previously, he served on the California State Board of Education. In November of 2000, He launched a statewide cyber-initiative on school choice for the California General Election. He was a member of Singapore's International Economic Council and Ukraine's Orange Circle. He serves as a Mentor at Alchemist Accelerator. He was on the Board of U.C. Berkeley's Haas School of Business. He serves as an Advisor at Wavemaker Partners. He also served as a Board Member at EverythingMe. He also served as Managing Partner at Draper Cygnus. He is an Angel Investor. He serves as an Advisor at Kloudless. He served as an Advisor at Clearbridge Health. He serves as an Advisor at Return Finance.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Other Investor Types
Venture Capital
Corporate Office
  • San Francisco, CA
  • United States
+1 (650) 000-0000

Timothy Draper Investments (259)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
BuuPass 27-Feb-2024 Angel (individual) Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
citix 30-Dec-2023 00000 (00000 000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
The Network State Company 27-Oct-2023 00000 00000 00.000 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
Team Wildfire 02-Oct-2023 00000 00000 00.00 Road Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
Wisecut 01-Aug-2023 0000 00000 000 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
KA Imaging 13-Dec-2022 00000 (00000 00000 Diagnostic Equipment Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
Gravitics 08-Dec-2022 0000 00000 0000 Aerospace and Defense Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
It's Skinny 08-Nov-2022 00000 000 Food Products Generating Revenue
Xanadu 07-Nov-2022 Later Stage VC 00000 Other Hardware Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
Upliance.ai 11-Oct-2022 Seed Round 00.000 Household Appliances Generating Revenue 0000000 000000

Timothy Draper Exits (135)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Globevestor 01-Dec-2023 Secondary Transaction - Private
ZapGo 01-Dec-2023 000 00 00000000
Remoteinterview.io 01-Oct-2023 000000000 00000000
Funderbeam 04-May-2023 000000000000000000 0000
BlinkTrade 01-Apr-2023 000000000 00000000
Crowdfunder ( Financial Software) 23-Jan-2023 000 00 00000000
Zilingo 20-Jan-2023 0000000000: 000000
Chartbeat 25-Jul-2022 0000000000
Bulletin 11-Jul-2022 Merger/Acquisition 00.00
U Experience 02-Jul-2022 Out of Business

Timothy Draper Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Timothy Draper Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Timothy Draper Angel Investor 000 00 00 San Francisco, CA

Timothy Draper Co-Investors (143)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Draper Associates 3 0 Series chart Industry bar
Alumni Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Draper Dragon 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Draper Goren Holm 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Josef Holm 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Timothy Draper FAQs

  • Who is Timothy Draper?

    Timothy Draper is an angel Investor who has made 259 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Timothy Draper?

    Timothy Draper is an angel investor.

  • What does Timothy Draper do?

    As an angel investor, Timothy Draper invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • How many board seats does Timothy Draper hold?

    Timothy Draper holds a board seat in Checkbook.

  • What has Timothy Draper invested in?

    Timothy Draper has made numerous investments in companies like BuuPass, citix, and The Network State Company within the Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure, Media and Information Services (B2B), and Services (B2C Non-Financial) industries.

  • What has Timothy Draper invested in recently?

    Timothy Draper's latest investment was on 27-Feb-2024 in BuuPass, a company within the Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure industry.

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