Central to our philosophy at PeakSpan is the power of focus. We spend years, sometimes decades in our BluePrint Market Themes - and more importantly, strive to be expert in helping B2B SaaS businesses scale from sub-$5M in revenue to $30M+. Having the opportunity to lean in and assist entrepreneurs achieve their next “peak” of value creation is especially rewarding and motivating. It is truly a privilege to work for our entrepreneurs and their management teams each day.
Favorite Quote: The “Mamba Mentality,” coined by the late Kobe Bryant, is defined as the constant quest to be the best version of oneself. This comes down to focusing on the process, beating on one’s craft day after day after day. The goal is to be better today than you were yesterday. Everyday.
Jack has worked with growth-stage technology businesses his whole career and has been a partner to over twenty portfolio companies at PeakSpan. He currently leads PeakSpan’s Payments, FinTech, Supply Chain, and Digital Health investment themes. Prior to joining PeakSpan, Jack worked for Stackpop, an early-stage startup where he helped build out a SaaS-based cost management platform to help CTOs and IT teams buy and manage their internet infrastructure. After his startup was disrupted by AWS, Jack joined Macquarie Capital where he spent three years executing software M&A and capital markets transactions for technology businesses. Jack holds a B.A. in Economics from Middlebury College; and prior to Middlebury, he played Division I soccer for Seton Hall University. Jack lives in Brooklyn Heights with his wife and two dogs, Willow and Leeuwen. Once a year, Jack captains a team in a charity bike ride to the Hamptons to support his brother’s autism program, Quest, where he’s raised over $100K. Since retiring from collegiate soccer, Jack has become an avid endurance athlete completing five of the “big six” world marathon majors (London remaining!) and recently completed both his first Iron Man and 50-mile ultramarathon races.