Draper Associates

Draper Associates, founded in 1985, is a seed-stage venture capital firm that encourages entrepreneurs to drive their businesses to greatness, to transform industries with new technologies, and to build platforms for extraordinary growth, jobs, and wealth creation.

We are always open to discovering new interesting verticals and industries, but the majority of our investing is in the following sectors: consumer technology, financial technology, healthcare, manufacturing, education, and government tech.

We look for bright, motivated teams solving massive problems in new and interesting ways. We understand that great companies take time to build, and we like to ensure that entrepreneurs are in it for the long haul.

HQSan Mateo, CA, US
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
Draper Associates was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in San Mateo, CA, US

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Key People/Management at Draper Associates

Billy Draper

Billy Draper

Timothy Draper

Timothy Draper

Founder & Managing Partner
Andrew Tang

Andrew Tang

Joel Yarmon

Joel Yarmon

Venture Partner
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Draper Associates Office Locations

Draper Associates has an office in San Mateo
San Mateo, CA, US (HQ)
55 E 3rd Ave
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Draper Associates News and Updates

SpaceX investor Draper Associates backed futuristic data capture startup Cipher Skin in a $5 million funding round after seeing this pitch deck

Summary List PlacementCipher Skin, the futuristic startup using wraparound sensors to gather data, recently won $5 million in a Series A funding round backed by Draper Associates, an investor in SpaceX.  The firm, which is based in Denver, Colorado, has created a sensor-covered mesh, which can be …

Draper Associates adds Siri Srinivas as analyst

Draper Associates has added Siri Srinivas to its team as an investment analyst. Srinivas was most recently a venture analyst at FundersClub and before that was a reporter covering money and business at The Guardian in New York.

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Draper Associates Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Draper Associates founded?

    Draper Associates was founded in 1985.

  • Who are Draper Associates key executives?

    Draper Associates's key executives are Billy Draper, Timothy Draper and Andrew Tang.

  • Where is Draper Associates headquarters?

    Draper Associates headquarters is located at 55 E 3rd Ave, San Mateo.

  • Where are Draper Associates offices?

    Draper Associates has an office in San Mateo.

  • How many offices does Draper Associates have?

    Draper Associates has 1 office.