Jesse Draper is founding partner of Halogen Ventures as well as creator and host of 2015 Emmy nominated television series, “The Valley Girl Show”. Draper is a 4th generation venture capitalist focused on early stage investing in female founded consumer technology. Through her show she’s helped pioneer the way in digital media and has an initiative to interview 50% women in technology.

Previously a Nickelodeon star, Draper has used her comedic talents to bring an approachable feel to the technology world, has produced and distributed over 300 interviews with some of the greatest minds in technology and beyond (including; Ted Turner, Mark Cuban, Sheryl Sandberg, Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, Jessica Alba, MC Hammer and Eric Schmidt) and was listed by Marie Claire magazine as one of the ‘50 Most Connected Women in America’.

She is a new mom, a graduate of UCLA and a Kappa Kappa Gamma.

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