Founding Partner at 8VC
Jake focuses on software investments in both the consumer and enterprise space. Before joining the venture world, Jake co-founded Humin (Acq. Tinder/IAC), a consumer mobile software company where he focused on building the engineering team, product distribution, and new market expansion/partnerships. Jake also co-founded the Kairos Society, the largest and most recognized global network of entrepreneurs under the age of 25, where he sits on the Board of Directors. While in college, he founded Solé Bicycle Company and grew it into an industry leader. Jake serves as an adviser to numerous start-ups including Hired and Rubicon Global. Jake received a degree in Entrepreneurship from the USC Marshall School of Business where he frequently lectures on entrepreneurship and technology.