Joe Horowitz, Managing General Partner, was instrumental in launching Jafco Ventures with its current team in 2003, bringing 25 years of experience working with early-stage companies as a venture capitalist, advisor and entrepreneur. Joe is passionate about the value-creation process and loves working with talented entrepreneurs.
Life Before Jafco:
Joe's venture capital experience prior to joining Jafco Ventures includes a 10-year tenure at U.S. Venture Partners (USVP) from 1982 to 1992 and three years with Exxon Enterprises. At USVP, the first deal that he worked on was the seed financing of Sun Microsystems.
In addition to being a General Partner, Joe was a member of USVP's executive committee.
Joe also spent several years with Icon Ventures, his own venture investment and advisory firm, and then gained valuable operating experience as Chairman & CEO of Geocast Network Systems, a... See More