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.'
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.
'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.
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.