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Dive in to our thoughts and vision. Get a glimpse of the future from those building it

Neuralys Joins Coalfire

  We are thrilled to announce another exit in our portfolio!, Coalfire acquired Neuralys to merge their cloud-based risk-mitigation and penetration testing management platform with Coalfire’s suite of cybersecurity solutions.   The “Good News Machine”   As active investors in the cybersecurity space- and with an impressive track record so far– we are always excited […]

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VC in LATAM: a unique moment for our new $50M fund

  A short read about LATAM ecosystem take-off, the untapped opportunity in Deep Tech and Decentralization, Draper Cygnus unicorns, growing portfolio companies, exits, new team members and the announcement of our new $50M LATAM fund. leer este post en español   The LATAM Ecosystem take-off * The LATAM ecosystem of Tech startups and Venture Capital […]

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Partnering with Lemon

  Over the next decade we expect more than 2 billion people adopting crypto powered financial services, especially in underserved markets like Latam. 5 years ago, notorious crypto evangelist Andreas Antonopolous predicted the coming blockchain driven “infrastructure inversion” that would cause a revolution in the way financial services are built and delivered. Now that prophecy […]

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Investing in Auth0: First Unicorn, First Home Run!

It was March 2014, the last year of the investment period of Cygnus I, our first fund, a relatively small- angel fund that was seeking diversification through a portfolio of 15 tech startups at Pre-Seed & Seed stages. We had 3 checks left to allocate, and although we were “rookies” in the VC industry, we […]

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Nuestra Inversión en Auth0: Primer Unicorno, Primer Gol!!

En marzo de 2014 estábamos en el tercer y último año de inversión de nuestro primer fondo Cygnus I, un pequeño fondo ángel que buscaba diversificar en un portfolio de 15 startups en etapa Pre-seed y Seed. Nos quedaban las tres últimas inversiones por hacer y si bien éramos unos “newbies” en la industria, ya […]

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Why we invested in Panarum?

  It is quite likely that you are within the 20% of the total population that suffers from phobia to needles, or live in areas where the distribution & storage of meds are compromised due to weather or socio-economic conditions, or you are a hospital manager dealing with limited availability of qualified staff or the […]

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Draper Cygnus Thesis

  Here we go again! We are excited to announce Draper Cygnus second fund in partnership with Tim Draper and the Draper Venture Network, to back the best emerging technology founders from LATAM, US and Israel through Pre Seed to Series A.   Our Thesis: deep tech and decentralization Deep tech Venture Capital is an […]

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Un Cisne No Tan Negro

    Bienvend@s al podcast en español sobre Venture Capital, Inversión Angel y Startups de Draper Cygnus De que se trata esto? No van a encontrar mucho contenido en español en este sitio, pero tampoco lo van a hacer en general en la industria de Venture Capital. Por eso creamos Un Cisne No Tan Negro, […]

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The Draper Family, an unparalleled legacy in Venture Capital

  TL;DR Four generations of Venture Capitalists, always shaping and pushing forward the industry for more than 50 years. The Draper dynasty began with General William Draper’s founding of Draper, Gaither & Anderson in 1958. A few years later, his son Bill started the Draper & Johnson Investment Co. (1962), followed by Sutter Hill Ventures […]

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VC en LATAM: un momento único para nuestro nuevo fondo de $50M

  Una breve lectura sobre el despegue de LATAM, la oportunidad en deep tech y descentralización, noticias de Draper Cygnus, compañías del portfolio que crecen, unicornios, exits, incorporaciones al equipo y el anuncio de un nuevo fondo de USD 50M para LATAM.   El despegue del Ecosistema Latinoamericano *   El Ecosistema de startups tecnológicas […]

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