Jacob is CEO and Founder of Exitround, the acquisition marketplace for buyers and sellers of companies. Prior, he was a venture capital investor at Shasta Ventures, where he spent time looking at consumer and mobile businesses. Before that, he built a vertically integrated dietary supplement e-commerce company out of South Africa, was the first business guy at VentureBeat.com, and launched the Microsoft BizSpark program. He is the co-founder and Chairman of the Beverly Mullins Memorial Scholarship, a scholarship at UC Berkeley that offers financial assistance to non-traditional aged single parents who are defying all obstacles in pursuit of education. He holds a B.A. in Political Science from Yale University.
- 03/06/13 -techcrunch.com