With almost 20 years experience, Jeremy is the Global Head of the Early Stage Practice at Grasshopper Bank, working with founders, emerging companies, tech ecosystems, also working closely with the venture capital funds who invest in the innovation economy. He is based in New York City.
Prior to joining Grasshopper, Jeremy was a Managing Director at Silicon Valley Bank, leading its East Coast Early Stage Practice. His experience also includes co-founding the Emerging Companies practice group of a national law firm, and directing the innovation practice of the world's largest privately held media agency.
Jeremy is a Kauffman Fellow in Class 23, and sits on the Advisory Board of the Techstars Foundation (supporting diversity and inclusion in the innovation economy) and the National Board of Directors of Active Minds (combating the mental health stigma on college campuses).
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Jeremy graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, with Honors, Boston University School of Law, and did continuing education in finance at Columbia University.
Jeremy lives in Westchester, NY, with his wife and three sons, and spends his weekends coaching his sons' youth sports teams. Jeremy is serving his fellowship under the mentorship of Brad Feld (Mentor Class 20, KF BOD), Managing Director of the Foundry Group and David Cohen (Mentor Class 22), Founder and Co-CEO of Techstars.