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Jay Ryu

Director, Venture Capital Draper Athena | DFJ Athena


Jay Ryu is an Associate at Draper Athena, an early stage venture capital, where he focuses on early stage investments across a broad range of Enterprise, Industrial, and Consumer technologies. He has also lead strategy and business development at several Draper Athena portfolio companies, including Relay2 and Precursor Energetics. Previously, Jay was an architect, building skyscrapers in Korea and Dubai.

Jay earned an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business, an MS from the Stanford School of Earth, Energy, and Environmental Sciences, and a BA in Architecture from UC Berkeley. He was a Division 1 water polo player, All-American swimmer, and Collegiate National Champion in Taekwondo.