Jake is a founding partner at Gelt Venture Capital where he leads seed stage investments in technology companies. He is a technology optimist and a strong believer that technological progress, economic progress and social progress often go hand in hand.
Prior to Gelt VC Jake ran a Silicon Valley based corporate venture fund, founded a successful ad tech company that at its peak generated 65M targeted ad impressions a month, lead global logistics for a startup, was a venture capital attorney, dealt poker and made a damn fine cup of coffee.
When not working with his companies Jake enjoys writing about the tech sector and is a contributor to TechCrunch, WIRED, Venture Beat and Pando and has been featured in global publications like US News & World Reports and Forbes.
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