Draper Fisher Jurvetsen Investment Criteria

"So what does DFJ [Draper Fisher Jurvetsen] look for in investment ideas?...

*Founders with passion, energy. Almost heroic but certainly leaders that are capable of accomplishing great things through others.
*Companies that are early and different.
*Business ideas or concepts that are unique...
*Unlimited upside - easy to say, difficult to grasp and even more difficult to predict.
*Ideas or concepts that will change the world - Google, Hotmail, etc.
*Industries that are in transition or where large, lazy bureaucratic incumbents dominate.
*Technology - as tech is one of the few operational elements of business that can propel a firm's growth exponentially."

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