Stephen Jurvetson is a venture capitalist and entrepreneur from the United States. He is an outgoing employee of Draper Fisher Jurvetson Company. He was also an early investor in Hotmail, Memphis Meats, Nirvana and Mythic. Jurvetson is currently associated with the companies SpaceX and Tesla. He is co-founder of Future Ventures with Maryanne Saenko.
|celebrated name:||Steve Jurvetson|
|Real name/Full name:||Stephen T. Jurvetson|
|Age:||55 years old|
|Date of birth:||March 1, 1967|
|Birthplace:||Arizona, United States|
|Sexual orientation:||Straight ahead|
|Wife/husband (name):||Karla Jurvetson (1997-2015) Genevieve Wolff (2018)|
|Children/Children (son and daughter):||N/A|
|Is Stephen Jurvetson gay?||profession profession|
|saline net||$27 thousand net|
|Net value||$20 million|
Stephen Jurvetson Biography
Stephen Jurvetson was born on March 1, 1967 in Arizona, USA, to Tonu Jurvetson and Tiiu Tia Jurvetson. Before the Soviet re-occupation, Stephen Jurvetson’s father escaped Estonia and traveled across Europe. Stephen’s mother was a newcomer. They used the Estonian language, which Stephen did not want to learn. It was kept between his father and mother as a secret language. Stephen Jurvetson became Estonia’s first non-European e-resident.
Stephen Jurvetson grew up in Dallas and attended St. Mark’s School of Texas. He completed his high school studies and graduated in 1985. Stephen Jurvetson received his campus education at Stanford University, where he studied electrical engineering for 2.5 years. He was first on the graduation list. He then obtained MS and MBA degrees in electrical engineering from the same university.
Stephen Jurvetson Age, height, weight
Stephen Jurvetson was born on March 1, 1967, he is 55 years old as of 2022. His height is 1.87 meters and his weight is 84 kilograms.
After completing his campus education, Stephen Jurvetson was hired as an R&D engineer at Hewlett-Packard. Stephen Jurvetson spent two years with Hewlett-Packard before moving to product marketer at Apple and later NeXT Software.
After his initial investment in Hotmail, Stephen Jurvetson was named one of MIT TR35’s “creative young tycoons” in 1999.
Stephen Jurvetson worked as a consultant for Bain & Company, where he developed sales and marketing strategies. These strategies would apply to a wide variety of software, networking and semiconductor companies. Stephen Jurvetson joined DFJ after completing his second year in business administration and demonstrating his capabilities in various investments.
From 2011 to 2016, Forbes named Stephen Jurvetson on Midas’s list of top investors. He was a board member of SpaceX, D-wave, Planet Labs, Tesla, Nirvana Systems (operated by Intel), and Synthetic Genomics.
Stephen Jurvetson was appointed investment manager for Tradex and Cyras (owned in that order by Ariba and Ciena).
Former President Barack Obama nominated Jurvetson as Presidential Ambassador of International Entrepreneurship in 2016.
In 2017, there were rumors that Jurvetson was involved in sexual harassment, which led to Stephen Jurvetson resigning from his duties at DFJ Venture Capital and leaving Tesla and SpaceX entities.
In April 2018, Stephen Jurvetson co-founded another venture called ‘Future Ventures’. It mainly focuses on environmentally friendly transportation, high-performance computing structures and food technology. He spent $200 million launching the company.
Stephen Jurvetson Achievements and Awards
Stephen’s entrepreneurial career has brought him exceptional success, which is an achievement in itself.
Stephen Jurvetson’s net worth in 2022
Stephen Jurvetson’s net worth is estimated to be over $20 million as of September 2022. Stephen Jurvetson owns over 17k Tesla stock valued at over $9 million. Stephen Jurvetson has sold Tesla stock worth $5 million or more over the past decade. Stephen Jurvetson earns the right amount as an independent director of Tesla.
Mr. Stephen Jurvetson’s determination in his entrepreneurial work has brought him to a level of success that makes him smile. He truly embodies the qualities aspiring tycoons aspire to.
Stephen Jurvetson Wife, Marriage
Stephen Jurvetson’s career collapsed over time, casting a shadow over his hopes. Stephen Jurvetson was involved in sexual harassment and other extramarital affairs, according to rumors that were not far from the truth. The investigative agency put Stephen Jurvetson on leave for a week to give an internal investigative team a chance to do their job in response to the rumors they suspected were us.
However, these findings were not made public to damage Stephen’s reputation. Though unnamed sources claimed the rumors were true in response to complaints from other female entrepreneurs who had been sexually harassed by Stephen Jurvetson. Stephen Jurvetson stated in a tweet that he left DFJ for personal reasons, not what the public believed. He is married to Genevieve Wolff, whom he married in 2018.