Jonathan has 13 years of venture capital and investing experience, focused primarily on early-stage information technology companies. He led Boulder Ventures investments in iLumin Software (sold to Computer Associates), Era, Millennium Pharmacy Systems and Zenoss. He is a past board member of Norak BioScience and WindWire.
Earlier, Jonathan joined Intersouth Partners in 1997 as a Kauffman Fellow where he was responsible for the sourcing, due diligence, structuring and negotiation of more than a dozen early stage investments, including several highly successful companies.
Earlier in his career, Jonathan was the Director of Washington Operations for IICC, a placement agent, where he was responsible for a range of consulting arrangements with both investment management firms and venture-backed companies. Before IICC, Jonathan was in the management development program at American Security Bank (now BofA).
Jonathan is a past board member of the North Carolina Council for Entrepreneurial Development and currently serves on the board of the Mid-Atlantic Venture Association, having co-chaired the organization's flagship event, Capital Connection, in 2009 and 2010.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Jonathan holds an MBA from the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and a BA, magna cum laude, in classical history from Tufts University.
Jonathan sits on the board of trustees and is Treasurer of the National Child Research Center Preschool.
Jonathan Perl is a member of Kauffman Fellows Class 3 and served his fellowship under mentor Mitch Mumma at Intersouth Partners in Durham, NC.