Saturday, December 6, 2008

Tim Draper's Blog... The Riskmaster

Just got an email from Tim Draper, Founder and Managing Director of Draper Fisher Jurvetson, about his new blog, The Riskmater. Tim is a third-generation venture capitalist in Silicon Valley. His recent successes include Skype and Baidu. A bit more on Tim:

Timothy C. Draper is the Founder and a Managing Director of Draper Fisher Jurvetson. 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. On behalf of Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Tim serves on the boards of Glam, Tagworld, SocialText,, Chroma Graphics, Meebo, Increo, and Wigix. Previous successes include: Skype (EBAY), (YHOO), Baidu (BIDU), Parametric Technology (PMTC), Hotmail (MSFT), PLX Technologies (PLXT), Preview Travel (TVLY), Digidesign (AVID), and others... (full bio)

Anyway, check it out.

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