Stephen T Jurvetson was born on March 1,1967 and is an American businessman and venture capitalist.
14 Facts About Steve Jurvetson
Steve Jurvetson later co-founded the firm Future Ventures with Maryanna Saenko, who worked with him at DFJ.
Steve Jurvetson was the first US-born Estonian to become an e-resident of Estonia.
Steve Jurvetson grew up in Dallas, where he graduated from St Mark's School of Texas in 1985.
At Stanford University, Steve Jurvetson finished his degree in electrical engineering in 2.5 years and graduated No 1 in his class.
Steve Jurvetson was named to the MIT TR35 in 1999 to "recognize young entrepreneurs who can deliver", including making the first investment in Hotmail.
Steve Jurvetson first joined DFJ after his second year of business school, and became a partner after proving his talent on several investments.
At DFJ, Steve Jurvetson was involved in lucrative investments with Hotmail, Interwoven, Kana, Tradex, and Cyras.
Less favorably, DFJ and Steve Jurvetson were an early financial backer of Elizabeth Holmes and her disgraced blood-testing firm Theranos.
Steve Jurvetson was named to Forbes' "Midas List" of Tech's Top Investors in 2011,2012,2013,2014, and 2016.
Steve Jurvetson was a board member of Synthetic Genomics, Planet Labs, Nervana Systems, Flux, D-Wave, SpaceX, and Tesla.
Recode reported that Steve Jurvetson was placed on a leave of absence and then later voted out of the company.
Steve Jurvetson cofounded a new venture fund, Future Ventures, in April 2018.
Steve Jurvetson was a member of the Tesla board of directors from 2006 to December 2020.