Wednesday, June 24, 2009
Jurvetson Leading SpaceX Funding, Says Report
Venture capitalist Steve Jurvetson, of Draper Fisher Jurvetson, is the lead on a $60M venture capital round in Hawthorne-based SpaceX, the space rocket firm headed by Elon Musk, according to PE Week. SpaceX--which disclosed earlier this year via regulatory filing (and reported in socalTECH) that it had raised $15M out of $60M in a funding round--has Jurvetson listed as a member of its board. Jurvetson is a well known enthusiast for rockets.