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Saturday Jul 19 | Monterey County Herald

Tesla symposium: It's full speed ahead for electric cars

Tesla owners listen to a speaker as an image of a Tesla S is projected on a screen during TMC Connect, Tesla Motor Co.'

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Related Topix: Speakers, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Financial Services, Investment Services, Laguna Seca, TX

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Mother Jones

The Billionaire Who Wants to Split California...

This is a post about Tim Draper. Tim Draper is a billionaire tech investor of no particular importance who has decided that he wants to disrupt geography.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Financial Services, Investment Services

Mon Jul 14, 2014

SFGate

'Six Californias' backers say it's heading for the ballot

The campaign for Six Californias calls for dividing the state six ways. Blue: Jefferson Purple: Northern California Gold: Silicon Valley Red: Central California Green: West California Orange: Southern California Tim Draper, head of venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson on Sand Hill Road.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, Orange, CA, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Financial Services, Investment Services

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Safehaven

Bitcoin Trading Alert: Move Down Possibly Dying Out

Tim Draper, founder of the venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson, and at the same time the person who bought bitcoins seized from Silk Row, spoke to CNBC on Monday and offered his views on the cryptocurrency: "The bitcoin world is this new ecosystem where it doesn't cost that much to start a new bitcoin company, it doesn't cost much to start ... (more)

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Financial Services, Investment Services

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Iol.co.za

Draper snaps up Silk Road bitcoins

Venture capitalist Tim Draper was the single winning bidder for a cache of bitcoins at a US government auction, part of a larger pool of the virtual currency seized from the Silk Road website.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, Economics News, Bitcoin

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper wins bitcoin auction

Tim Draper, co-founder of Silicon Valley venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson, speaks during a panel discussion at the Milken Institute State of the State conference in Los Angeles in 2010.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Financial Services, Investment Services, Financial Markets

CBC News

Billionaire buys 30,000 bitcoins seized by government

A California venture capitalist has won a government auction for 30,000 bitcoins seized from the Silk Road website.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Financial Services, Investment Services

Wall Street Journal

And the Winner of the Bitcoin Auction Is

Tim Draper, a well-known Silicon Valley venture capitalist and founding partner of Draper Fisher Jurvetson, was the sole winner in the U.S. Marshals Service's auction of 30,000 bitcoins that were seized as part of the October Silk Road bust, according to a post on the blog of Vaurum, a bitcoin exchange in which Mr. Draper is an investor.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Financial Services, Investment Services

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Freshnews

Yik Yak Raises $10 Million to Grow Hyper-Local Social Networking

The Series A influx of capital will be used to build out infrastructure, hire new engineers, and bring the app to virtually all U.S. college campuses by the end of the year.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Financial Services, Investment Services

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