The Draper family, Sony Pictures Networks and Republic are coming together to bring you Meet The Drapers Season 3.
Every episode, 3 startups pitch Tim Draper and his dad Bill. Tim’s children Jesse and Adam will join as well and so will Draper family celebrity friends. Millions of US and international viewers will watch on both cable and digital.
Estimated time to complete is 1 minute.
Bill Draper began his venture capital career in 1962, when he started Draper & Johnson Investment Company. Bill was a founding investor in Hotmail, Skype, OpenTable, Athenahealth, Apollo Computer (acquired by Hewlett Packard), Integrated Genetics (Genzyme), Qume (I.T.T.), Activision (Mediagenic), Xidex (Eastman Kodak), Measurex, Hybritech (Eli Lilly), and more.
Tim Draper is Bill Draper's son and the founder of prominent venture capital firm DFJ. Tim Draper was a founding investor in Baidu, Tesla Motors, Skype, Parenting Magazine, Parametric Technology, Digidesign, Upside Publishing, PLX Technology, Four-1-1, and Hotmail.
Jesse Draper is founding partner of Halogen Ventures as well as creator and host of 2015 Emmy nominated television series, “The Valley Girl Show”. Jesse is a 4th generation venture capitalist focused on early stage investing in female founded consumer technology. Her portfolio includes Laurel & Wolf, Carbon38, Naya Health, HopSkipDrive, The Flex Company & Sugarfina.
Every episode will feature a guest judge: prominent entrepreneurs and celebrities.
Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN), is a subsidiary of Sony Corporation which owns and operates the Sony Entertainment network of television channels.
Founder, producer and host of Andaaz, an inspirational talk show on Sony Entertainment Television. The show airs in 150 countries to 20 million worldwide viewers. Sarika also runs Lavish Life – a wellness platform that curates only safe and effective natural products from around the world. Sarika has been on the producing team for TEDx San Francisco, Big Ideas for a Better India, Novus and TIE.
Season 3 will film the second week of September in San Francisco.
All companies selected agree to run a Republic crowdfunding campaign for the show
(expected launch date November 2019).
Applying takes 1 minute. If you are not selected for the show you will still be eligible to run a Republic crowdfunding campaign.