About Steve Jurvetson:
Stephen T. is an American businessman and venture capitalist. He is currently a partner of Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ). He was a venture capitalist investor in Hotmail. He also led the firm's investments in Tradex and Cyras (acquired by Ariba and Ciena, respectively). Current Board seats include NeoPhotonics, SpaceX, Synthetic Genomics, Planet Labs, Nervana Systems, and Tesla Motors. Jurvetson is the world's first Tesla Model S owner.
When a nanotech company matures and becomes a real business, it becomes something else. It becomes a biotech company or a cleantech company or a memory chip company. Nanotechnology has fueled the core innovations in electronics and energy.Steve Jurvetson
If you thought financial crises came and went, just count on them - another economic collapse, it's almost going to be like not news any more. But for startups this is great, because it's a perpetual driver of disruption.Steve Jurvetson
The first generation of biotech physically cut and pasted from one organism to another. You learned that taxol helped cure cancer, then you found the source organism and extracted the genes to make your drug. Now physical science is becoming informat...Steve Jurvetson