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Jonathan Perl

Observatory Capital

Jonathan Perl joined Boulder Ventures in 2002 and has over 20 years of venture capital experience focused exclusively on early-stage information technology companies. Mr. Perl currently sits on the boards of Zenoss, Stardog, Terrago Technologies, eMinor, and Adwerx. In addition, he is a board observer at Clarabridge, and is an investor at Antithesis, Morning Consult, and MediaMath. Mr. Perl also serves on the Executive Committee of the Board of the Mid-Atlantic Venture Association. Representative recent past investments include iLumin Software Services, Inc (sold to Computer Associates), ERA Corporation (sold to SRA International), Metron Aviation, Inc. (sold to Airbus), RedCloud Security, Inc. (sold to Avigilon), and Flyby Media (sold to Apple). Prior to Boulder Ventures, Mr. Perl joined Intersouth Partners in 1997 as a member of the third class of Kaufman Fellows and in 1999 became a Partner. He was responsible for the sourcing, due diligence, structuring and negotiation of more than a dozen early stage investments, including several highly successful companies. He led Intersouth's investments in InvoiceLink Corporation (sold to BCE Emergis) and Extensibility, Inc. (sold to TIBCO Software). Mr. Perl is a past board member of the North Carolina Council for Entrepreneurial Development and served on the executive committee of the Board of Trustees and was Treasurer of National Child Research Center, a preschool in Washington, DC, from 2008-2012. Mr. Perl holds an MBA from the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College (1997) and a BA (magna cum laude) in classical history from Tufts University (1988).

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.