Jalak is currently Senior Vice President at the New York City Investment Fund (NYCIF) where she oversees technology and digital media venture investments. Jalak spearheaded the formation of NYCSeed in 2008, a seed fund dedicated to funding early stage tech entrepreneurs in NYC, and sits on its Investment Committee and Venture Advisory Board. She is a current investor in outside.in, Imagespan, Thumbplay, TXVia, Partsearch and Marketing Technology Solutions.
Prior to NYCIF, she was a Principal at New Venture Partners, a $300 million early stage venture fund which commercializes technology out of corporate labs. At NVP, she founded and served as interim CEO of Real Time Content (spun out of British Telecom) and was a Director of Procelerate Technologies, a SaaS workflow management tool for the aerospace industry. She also incubated a range of other technologies, including speech recognition/NLP, wireless infrastructure, 3D displays and recommendation engines. From 1999-2003, Jalak was at Intel Capital in Silicon Valley, where she invested in enterprise software and Internet startups globally, including Viacore (sold to IBM), Demantra (sold to Oracle), Extricity (sold to Peregrine), Yodlee and Zinio.