Venture Capitalists at Work by Sheetal Shah, Tarang Shah

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Tim DraperDFJ: Baidu, Skype, Overture, Hotmail, Parametric Technologies, Focus Media, AdMob

Timothy C. Draper is the founder and a managing director of Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ). It was his concept to use “viral marketing” in web-based e-mail that was instrumental in the successes of Hotmail and Yahoo! Mail and became a standard marketing strategy used by businesses worldwide.

Tim serves on the boards of DoAT, Glam, Meebo, Prosper, Socialtext, and DFJ Plug ’N Play companies. DFJ’s previous successes include Skype, Overture.com, Baidu, Parametric Technology, Hotmail, PLX Technologies, Preview Travel, Digidesign, and others.

Tim is responsible ...

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