.406 Ventures

Greg Dracon


Partner

Greg joined .406 in 2007 and is involved in all aspects of the investing and portfolio management process. He brings 22 years of venture investing and technology operating and management experience.

Prior to joining .406, Greg was a Vice President of Core Capital Partners, a venture capital firm focused on early-stage venture and small to mid-sized growth technology companies. At Core, Greg focused on cybersecurity, digital media, technology-enabled services and wireless applications.

Before becoming a venture investor, Greg spent over a decade as an operator within the high tech industry and held various operating and management roles in worldwide sales, business development, product distribution and digital signal processing applications.

Greg received his MBA, with majors in Entrepreneurial Management and Finance, from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and his BS in Electrical Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University.

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  • How I want entrepreneurs to perceive the .406 team

    The best partner a start-up can have

  • After work I’ll be

    At an industry event or catching up on email

  • Best job

    This one — I've never worked harder, had more fun or been surrounded by smarter people

  • Biggest failure

    Not making the final cut on the 'Amazing Race'

  • Favorite destination

    Uhuru Peak on Mount Kilimanjaro

  • Least favorite job

    Sauce-maker at a pizza shop — I don't think I ate pizza for a decade afterwards

  • Fond childhood memory

    Falling asleep on the floor with our family dog while listening to Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass

  • Grew up in

    Upstate NY in an old Victorian house so cold that I could see my breath while doing homework (no joke!)

  • Hidden talent

    I can grow a beard in a day

  • I can’t live without my

    Gadgets

  • I can’t stop eating

    Ice cream — ever kill a 1/2 gallon by yourself in one sitting?

  • I get annoyed when

    People think their problems trump those of others

  • Most fun I have ever had

    Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

  • Most important lesson learned

    It's a small world — treat people with the respect they deserve

  • Favorite music

    Jamariqui, Stanley Jordan, Black Eyed Peas, Jason Mraz, Victor Wooten, Bela Fleck

  • Why I chose VC

    I get to work with the brightest people on the planet, stay on top of technology and help companies reach their potential

  • Coolest investment

    Huffy BMX bike in 1985 – enabled a 20x increase in my weekly newspaper delivery sales

  • Worst investment

    Our Great Dane – he eats us out of house and home and still hasn’t learned how to mow the lawn properly

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