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MeVC Draper Fisher Jurvetson Fund I, Inc. is an exchange-listed closed-end investment company that has elected to be regulated as a business development company under the Investment Company Act of 1940. The Fund's initial public offering was of 16,500,000 million shares of common stock at $20.00 per share, raising $330 million in gross proceeds before the underwriters' 5% fees. MeVC Draper Fisher Jurvetson Fund I (MVC) was formed through a collaborative effort between meVC.com, Inc. and Draper Fisher Jurvetson, a venture capital investment firm. MVC makes venture capital investments in information technology companies, primarily in the Internet, e-commerce, telecommunications, networking, software and information services industries. Draper Advisors identifies, structures and negotiates investments for the Fund, as well as monitors and assists portfolio companies.

Investment Objective
The meVC Draper Fisher Jurvetson Fund I is a closed-end investment company whose investment objective is long-term capital appreciation from venture capital investments in information technology companies.

Investment Strategies
Focus on Mezzanine and Expansion Round Venture Capital Investments:
The Fund will invest in various stages of venture capital financing with an emphasis on mezzanine and expansion round financing. We believe that mezzanine and expansion round investments will allow us to make larger investments with lower risk and an earlier opportunity for realization of gains than seed round financing.

Utilize National Venture Capital Presence of Draper Fisher Jurvetson
The Fund intends to utilize the investment expertise, contacts, networks and access to deal flow of Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ), a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm with a nationwide network of seven affiliated venture capital firms. Draper Advisers, the Fund's investment sub-adviser, which is comprised of individuals from the DFJ network, will identify and refer investments to the Fund.

Headquarters:
MeVC Draper Fisher Jurvetson Fund
991 Folsom Street
San Francisco, CA 94107

Customer Service: 877-474-6382

Website: mevc.com 

Net Asset Value (NAV): mevc.com 
Investor Relations: Nicole Noutsios, Senior Manager Corporate Communications 415.977.6150 x13 pr@meVC.com
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180There has been a lot of developments in the last couple years. New management, Todd N-07/27/2005 09:14 PM
179Fast forward to mid-2005, and we're suddenly receiving a (small) dividend anRose_Campion-07/25/2005 06:21 PM
178Unfit For Public Consumption Erika Brown, 08.11.03 forbes.com  MeVC tooGlenn Petersen-08/22/2003 02:42 PM
177A $1.61 per share hit. New MVC Management Provides Investor Update MENLO PARK,Glenn Petersen-04/24/2003 09:02 AM
176Yes, I, too, would expect finger pointing, but pulling down the drapes and not gRichard Chowning-03/19/2003 10:48 AM
175I would expect write downs and some finger pointing at the old management. Glenn Petersen-03/18/2003 06:41 PM
174Now the new board and management say they will not be reporting MVC's NAV foRichard Chowning-03/18/2003 09:30 AM
173This change of Board Members to the slate put forward by this outside manipulatiRichard Chowning-03/09/2003 09:23 AM
172MVC Shareholders Elect Millenco Slate According to Preliminary Vote Tally NEW YGlenn Petersen-03/06/2003 11:48 PM
171OK, so it sounds like DataPlay is going to be a dud. Oh well. Fun fireworks onThomas-04/23/2002 01:14 PM
170Hi Gary & thread, Boy, it's quiet here. Thought you might be interestedThomas-08/09/2001 01:13 PM
169It's been a while since I went to their website, but I think they were goingGary-07/16/2001 08:27 AM
168Hi Richard, Breaking MVC radio silence, eh? I am not sure that I remember any sThomas-07/16/2001 03:43 AM
167Well, it seems to me that McVC still has a lot of money that it must invest befoRichard Chowning-07/14/2001 05:22 PM
166MVC Board is DEAD....at least they still have a lot of cold hard cash....thatJimbo Cobb-05/07/2001 08:26 PM
165meVC Draper Fisher Jurvetson Fund I, Inc. Invests $10 Million In Ishoni NetworksLhn5-03/05/2001 09:28 AM
164Also, MeVC has gotten some favorable press recently in a couple of different artTheSlowLane-01/25/2001 03:13 PM
163Thanks for your reply. That is what I am think also. The IPO market seems gettinKevin-01/25/2001 12:22 PM
162Perhaps with the ipo market coming back to life a little bit, one of the more adLhn5-01/25/2001 12:17 PM
161MVC start to show some life. Any reasons? Kevin-01/25/2001 10:40 AM
160thestreet.com  Topannuity-12/26/2000 12:11 PM
159Any reason this thing pops? Kevin-12/26/2000 11:18 AM
158I wonder if Pagoo or FolioFN or any other entities have progressed and are approLhn5-12/22/2000 05:14 PM
157thestreet.com  Ironically, there's a lot of dry powder at the incubatoKevin-12/22/2000 03:41 PM
156I took my losses. I sold my 1200 shares yesterday. Leaving this thread. Good lucTopannuity-12/02/2000 12:32 PM
155Jan 3rd...I forgot to paste the link... biz.yahoo.com  Jimbo. Jimbo Cobb-11/30/2000 06:27 PM
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