Insights from Inside the Boarding School for the Brightest Young Entrepreneurs - with Tim Draper

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Timothy C. Draper is the Founder and a Managing Director of the global venture capital firm 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 currently serves on the boards of DoAt, Glam, Prosper, and Miartech. DFJ's previous successes include: Skype (EBAY), Overture.com (YHOO), Baidu (BIDU), Parametric Technology (PMTC), Hotmail (MSFT), PLX Technologies (PLXT), Preview Travel (TVLY), Digidesign (AVID), and hundreds of others.

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Insights from Inside the Boarding School for the Brightest Young Entrepreneurs - with Tim Draper

  1. 1. @33voices / www.33voices.com / chase@33voices.comREADY TOBE A HERO?
  2. 2. NOTE:The following represents ten highlightsfrom the interview by @MoeAbdou,founder & host of 33voices®.Click to stream audio
  3. 3. TIM DRAPERFounder and a Managing Director of the globalventure capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson.His original suggestion to use “viral market-ing” in web-based e-mail to geometricallyspread an Internet product to its market hasbeen adopted as a standard marketing tech-nique by hundreds of businesses.
  4. 4. 33voices.com/Tim-DraperAn entrepreneur’s greatest strengthis her ability to see the futureand articulate it in a waythat inspires advocates.ActLearnRepeatNo.1
  5. 5. 33voices.com/Tim-DraperNo.2The most admired entrepreneursare obsessed with the customer –and as such, every detail matters.
  6. 6. 33voices.com/Tim-DraperNo.3We learn best when we do things.Make your journey an ongoing experiment.
  7. 7. 33voices.com/Tim-DraperNo.4We do our best work in teams –create a team of 5 diverse individualsand watch your commitment and productivity soar.
  8. 8. 33voices.com/Tim-DraperNo.5We can learn a lot from history,but the future is an entrepreneur’sexperiential school.
  9. 9. 33voices.com/Tim-DraperNo.6Try thingsthat have a high probability of failure,and fail often.You’ll ultimately become immune to it.
  10. 10. 33voices.com/Tim-DraperNo.6Try thingsthat have a high probability of failure,and fail often.You’ll ultimately become immune to it.33voicesTim Draper - How to be immune to failure
  11. 11. 33voices.com/Tim-DraperNo.7Your pitch to investors and customerswill stand out –only when it’s a reflection of your soul,not the product you’re creating.
  12. 12. 33voices.com/Tim-DraperNo.8Want to master a complex subject?Arrange to teach it to others and gamify it.
  13. 13. 33voices.com/Tim-DraperNo.9Your best hires are much morealigned with your visionthan they are with the challenges.
  14. 14. 33voices.com/Tim-DraperNo.10Make becoming a better personyour ultimate goal –because becoming a more successful entrepreneuris a natural byproduct.
  15. 15. Really reflect...Have you done somethingduring the past 30 days thatreally scared you?Really reflect...
  16. 16. CONNECT WITH US!Tell us what you thinkChase@33voices.com

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