Steve Jurvetson is a Managing Director of Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ). He was a Venture Capitalist (VC) investor in Hotmail, Interwoven, and Kana. His current board seats include NeoPhotonics, SpaceX, Synthetic Genomics, Tesla Motors and Wowd. Before that, he was an R&D Engineer at Hewlett-Packard, where seven of his communications chip designs were fabricated.
As such, you might expect him to know a thing or two about innovation and growth.
In this fast and furious clip, filmed at the Churchill Club’s 11th Annual Top 10 Tech Trends event in California last month, Jurvetson is given two and a half minutes to explain why he thinks the future looks bright for ‘disruptive’ startup companies.