Tag Archives: Steve Jurvetson

Open Lunar Foundation unveils moon village plan

After spending five years in semi-stealth mode, a San Francisco venture called the Open Lunar Foundation is talking about its plan to create a settlement on the moon at a cost in the range of $5 billion. “At $5B, it’s … Continue reading

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Venture capitalist leaves firm amid controversy

Venture capitalist Steve Jurvetson is leaving Silicon Valley’s Draper Fisher Jurvetson investment firm to fight accusations related to a sexual harassment investigation. Jurvetson, an early backer of Elon Musk’s SpaceX rocket venture and Tesla electric car company, said in a tweet that … Continue reading

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Financing lessons from the final frontier

Few space geeks are geekier than Silicon Valley venture capitalist Steve Jurvetson: His office at Draper Fisher Jurvetson in Menlo Park, Calif., is festooned with far-out artifacts including salvaged parts from Apollo spacecraft and a pizza-sized slice of moon rock. … Continue reading

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