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Season 6 Entrepreneurs

Get to Know the Entrepreneurs and their Companies

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Boum Boum III Jr

DABA MARKETS INC.
Africa
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Tinashe Ruzane

FlexClub
Africa
Alan Malon headshot

Alan Malon

Lize.ai
Brazil (São Paulo)
Morgan Dierstein headshot

Morgan Dierstein

Foodz
Brazil (São Paulo)
Rufo Paganini headshot

Rufo Paganini

Getter
Brazil (São Paulo)
Robin Eriksson headshot

Robin Eriksson

Cogo App
Denmark
Isabella Agdestein headshot

Isabella Agdestein

Focalx.Ai
Denmark
Travis Mathers headshot

Travis Mathers

Airflight
Denmark
Jenifer Clausell-Tormos headshot

Jenifer Clausell-Tormos

Develop Diverse
Denmark
Alexandra Mikityuk headshot

Alexandra Mikityuk

Staex
France
Nicolas Vaiman headshot

Nicolas Vaiman

Bubblemaps
France
Anthony Debrant headshot

Anthony Debrant

Sneakmart
France
Ilan Nabeth headshot

Ilan Nabeth

Playmakers
France
Ankit Aggarwal headshot

Ankit Aggarwal

Unstop
India
Manu Chopra headshot

Manu Chopra

Karya Inc
India
Dr. Pankajkumar Chhatrala headshot

Dr. Pankajkumar Chhatrala

JC OrthoHeal Pvt Ltd.
India
Arvind Nair headshot

Arvind Nair

NeuroPixel
India
Deepankar Lamba headshot

Deepankar Lamba

Stellar Grid
India (Sri Sri)
Harish Neotia headshot

Harish Neotia

Epanipuricart
India (Sri Sri)
Vishal Vivek headshot

Vishal Vivek

Ukhi
India (Sri Sri)
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Fabio Mazzero

Ipermatch
Italy
Dario Cardile headshot

Dario Cardile

Kaaja
Italy
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Greta Clementi

My-Money
Portugal
Omar Ebeid headshot

Omar Ebeid

Zeal
Portugal
Iheb Triki headshot

Iheb Triki

Kumulus Water
Portugal
Amine Staali headshot

Amine Staali

ProvenMed
Saudi Arabia
Marina Sol headshot

Marina Sol

Diagnio
Saudi Arabia
Sharene Lee headshot

Sharene Lee

Takadao
Saudi Arabia
Raza Jafri headshot

Raza Jafri

MetaWorldX
Saudi Arabia
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Dulara de Alwis

Nootz Coconut Smoothies
Sri Lanka
Eyas Fazul headshot

Eyas Fazul

Rhoda
Sri Lanka
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Kalana Muthumuni

Hyperglade
Sri Lanka
Lakshan De Silva headshot

Lakshan De Silva

SpectrifyAI
Sri Lanka
Harry Su headshot

Harry Su

Luminx Biotech
Taiwan
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Ken Hsieh

Streamteck
Taiwan

A Global Show

How it works

First Step
Pitch Events

36 entrepreneurs from regions across the globe are selected to pitch in front of Tim Draper and his family. Major regions featured include India, Taiwan, Portugal, Brazil, Canada, Silicon Valley, Austin, and New York!

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Second Step
Pitch Events

Every episode, viewers get to learn and experience a region’s startup ecosystem and hear pitches from entrepreneurs from that region. One entrepreneur from each episode is selected to move onto the ‘Playoff Rounds.’ Viewers at home can root for their home region by voting for their favorite startups!

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Third Step
Pitch Events

Entrepreneurs battle it out in the playoffs and 3 entrepreneurs are selected to pitch in the season finale. And here’s the twist - the top three companies with the most votes from viewers are also selected to move forward onto the season finale.

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Final Step
Pitch Events

The winner takes home $1 MILLION DOLLARS from Tim Draper AND access to Tim Draper’s startup ecosystem & networks!

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Meet the Drapers

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Bill Draper

Founder of Sutter Hill Ventures and Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation. Investments: OpenTable, Athenhealth, Apollo Computer, Activision and more.

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Tim Draper

Founder of DFJ, Draper Associates, Draper Venture Network, and Draper University in Downtown San Mateo. Investments: Tesla, Robinhood, Coinbase, Skype, Hotmail and more.

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Polly Draper

Award-winning Hollywood actress, writer, producer and entrepreneur. Most noted for: Thirtysomething, The Naked Brothers Band, The Good Wife, Rhinebrook and more.

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VIP Guest Judges

Each episode features a VIP Guest Judge. Who will it be this season?

Season 6 Guest Judges

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Naveen Jain

Founder & CEO at Viome Life Science

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Cardinal Peter Turkson

President at Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace

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Torsten Kolind

Investor & Advisor

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Tine Thygesen

Tech Entrepreneur and Board member at Klimaskovfonden

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Rosa Gumataotao Rios

Former Treasurer of the United States, Chair of America250

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Andrew Tang

Partner at Draper Associates

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Tyrone Lee

Venture Partner at Draper Associates

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Nikhil Kamath

Co-Founder Zerodha & True Beacon

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Nupur Hemant

Early stage Venture Capitalist

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Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Founder of Art of Living, Humanitarian Leader

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Madan Padaki

President, TiE Bangalore & Co-founder, GAME

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Love Yadav

General Partner-Mountain Lion Ventures

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Yureni Noshika

Actor, Model & TV Personality

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Sultan in Fahd bin Salman Al Saud

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Amal Dokhan

General Partner at 500 Global

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MICHAEL AMAR

Chairman Paris Blockchain Week & General Partner at v3ntures

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Samantha Bohbot

Chief Growth Officer & Investor at RockawayX

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Lars Seier Christensen

Chairman of the Concordium Foundation, CEO of Seier Capital

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Filipe Trindade

CEO of Know How Club

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Renato Abissamra

Managing Partner at Spectra Investments

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Alan Fernandes

Chief Operating Officer of Dakila Pesquisa and CEO of Pantanal Tranding

Guest Judges in past seasons

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Naveen Jain

Founder & CEO of Viome

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Scott McNealy

Co-founder of Sun Microsystems and Curriki

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Shalini Govil-Pai

VP/GM of TV at Google

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Thara Natalie

Wellness Warrior

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Jay Sean

Global Pop Star

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Ronnie Lott

NFL Hall of Famer

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Asra Nadeem

President of Entrepreneurship Programs at Draper University

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Paresh Ghelani

Esteemed Entrepreneur & Philanthropist

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Neville Taraporewalla

President of Brand Capital International

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Kara Ross

American Jewelry Designer

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Scott Parazynski

American Astronaut

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Adam Cheyer

Co-founder of Siri Inc.

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Siri Srinivas

Co-founder of Siri Inc.

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Anant Agarwal

Founder and CEO of edX

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Miray Tayfun

Co-founder and CEO of Vivoo

Sarika Batra

SHOWRUNNER & DIRECTOR

Sarika is the Executive Producer, Director and Showrunner of Meet the Drapers. With over a decade-long experience in content strategy and media, Sarika previously created, produced, and hosted Andaaz, an inspirational talk show which aired in 150 countries to an audience of over 20 million worldwide on Sony Entertainment Television. Sarika has also been on the producing team for TEDx San Francisco, Big Ideas for a Better India, Novus, and TiE.

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