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Watch: Tim Draper on government moving toward slavery

Draper's provocative remarks on the economy and the Six Californias idea

Innovation series by Kristin Karaoglu
August 1, 2014 | Comments
Short URL: http://vator.tv/n/3855

Not one to ever hold back his opinions, Tim Draper, venture capitalist and founder of Draper University, boldly stated that the government was "moving toward slavery." This provocative remark, stated at Vator Splash Oakland, prompted a dozen articles to be written. What was this controversy all about?

Watch the video and you can see for yourself. Draper was interviewed by long-time friend and now colleague Heidi Roizen, Partner at DFJ.

Save the Date: Splash LA is Oct. 2 in Santa Monica. Speakers include Jessica Alba and Brian Lee, Founders of The Honest Company, Michael Heyward, Founder & CEO, Whisper, Mike Jones, Founder & CEO, Science, and many more. Register here.

Thanks to our Vator Splash Oakland video sponsor, Oakland Forward and Bryan Parker, Oakland Mayoral candidate. 


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