Jake supports Correlation’s sourcing and investment efforts from the firm’s office in New York City.
Prior to joining the firm, Jake was an early team member at two NYC-based venture-backed startups, Mighty, a legal FinTech company, and Olapic (ACQ – TYPE), a pioneer in the visual marketing ecosystem. Additionally, he worked at NYC-based venture firms, Insight Venture Partners and Compound (formerly known as Metamorphic Ventures).
He graduated, with Distinction, from the University of Michigan Stephen M. Ross School of Business, earning a BBA in Entrepreneurial Studies and Finance. While at Michigan, Jake received the 2014 BBA Entrepreneur of the Year Award for his work on Piggy, a FinTech company he co-founded during his senior year. He also founded and served as Section Editor for the Technology Insights Column of the Monroe Street Journal.
Jake serves as an Advisor to the New York Fashion Tech Lab and as a Mentor at Techstars Connection. He lives in Manhattan, and spends his free time exploring the city’s art scene, listening to hip hop, exercising, rooting for his Michigan Wolverines, and attempting to eat at every “dive” that New York’s restauranteurs and entrepreneurs have to offer.LinkedIn | Twitter