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Jackson Square

Ventures

01

We value agility.

Prediction is very difficult, especially
about the future.

Niels Bohr

We are a small VC firm leading seed and Series A deals in SaaS and marketplace companies. We love having the agility to make quick decisions. You should too. We love nimble, scrappy, early-stage founders — you are the ones that have the hunger and creativity to build a business out of nothing.

02

We respect authenticity.

The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.

Socrates

Authenticity is the only path to meaningful and sustainable success. There are too many pretenders in the world. We don’t claim to be anyone we’re not. You shouldn’t either. Let’s have an honest conversation about your business: the vision, the growth, and the challenges.

03

We don’t
buy hype.

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

Thomas Edison

Talk is cheap. Failure is expensive. We’ve seen the relentless drag of the hype cycle destroy former high-flyers. We prefer solid business fundamentals over flashy presentations and buzz. Vanity metrics are cute, but we’d prefer to talk about customers and engagement.

04

We're in it for
the long run.

Difficulties are just things to overcome, after all.

Ernest Shackleton

We invest in companies with a big, audacious vision that aim to create a legacy. We know the path to get there is fraught with difficulty, and we will be committed every step of the way. We’re honored to have shared the entrepreneurial journey with extremely talented and passionate founders.

Companies funded
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Series A financings
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of companies reached $1B in value
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Range of first investment
Years average operating experience per partner
Featured Entrepreneurs
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Consumer

Enterprise

Marketplaces

SaaS

Security

Storage

Operations
Andrea Boyer

CFO

Cindy Buttitta

Assistant Controller

Kathleen Connolly

Executive Assistant

Marlene Mira

Accounting Manager

Denise Soucie

Executive Assistant

Our Advisors
Bärí A. Williams

@ Marqeta

Lakeisha Poole

CEO @ Talent Karma

Dana Borys

Tax Partner @ MGO

Don Smith

Former CIO @ Oracle Responsys

Mark Wolf

Chief Financial Officer - Contract @ Lanetix and SparkCentral

Aaron Harris

SVP, Head of Engineering and Technology @ Sage Intacct, Inc.

Alan Kessler

CEO @ Thales e-security

Katie Biber

General Counsel @ Thumbtack

Romain David
Chris Neumann

Founder & CEO @Crometrics

Michael Levinson

Product Management Director @Facebook

Alex Arias

Ceo @Omniata
Analytics

Sam Hodges

Co-Founder And Managing Director @Funding Circle Usa

Arean van Veelen

Co-Founder And Strategic Advisor @Offerup Scaling

Odysseas Tsatalos

Founder And CTO @Ezhome Founder @UpWork Marketplace

Raghu Raghavan

Co-Founder @Responsys
Founder And Board Member
@Act-On Software

Charles Barr

President @Webpass

Steven Addis

CEO @Addis
Branding

Ariel Poler

Founder @Human Augmentation Syndicate

Dean Blackketter

Captain @Ahoy
Advisor @Beep

Scott Olrich

Chief Strategy And Marketing Officer @Docusign

Steven Eidelman

Co-Founder And COO @Whistle

John M. Jack

Former CEO @ Fortify
Principal @ Castle Peak Group

Mary Shank Rockman

Principal & CEO
MSRcommunications
PR, social and digital marketing