Fundraising and Investor Coach | Entrepreneur | Advisor | Chief Investment Officer at GSVlabs | Accelerator Founder
Based in Silicon Valley, as Chief Investment Officer and Social Impact GM Jon’s role is to raise, manage and deploy the GSVlabs Investment Fund. He also sets the Impact strategy both within the GSVlabs community and externally for the broader GSVlabs ecosystem. www.gsvlabs.com Jon founded the GSVlabs Pioneer Startup Accelerator in partnership with Google Developer Launchpad, driving 15 startups per quarter on their way to successful ventures. Prior to joining GSVlabs, Jon was the founding CEO of Vendri and Markoza, and serves on the board of several startups. He spent 12 years leading sales, marketing, and customer success teams at high growth technology companies including Level 3 Communications, where he managed a $100 Million business unit focused on global networks and business intelligence solutions. Jon received his his MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and his BA in Economics and Statistics with Honors from the University of California, Davis.
Jon took the time to patiently understand about my startup and in spite of time constraints was able gave me some great advice around messaging and strategy. He has great experience as a VC, entrepreneur, sales and business leader and I highly recommend him to everyone on Table.
Thanks Jon for the session - very informative and nice to get a different viewpoint. I found it very useful and just to have that quick insight from a minute intro was excellent.
Firstly, Knowing how busy Jon is, I am grateful to Table that I was able to get his time through this platform. The discussion was extremely valuable for me as he provided feedback on my business model, deep insights into the process of fund raising and valuable tips for the investor discussions. Thanks again Jon for a very fruitful and enjoyable discussion.
Great experience talking to Jon, great attitude and clever insights that helped us on our decision making process