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CONTACT INFORMATION

Jason Jones
914.315.9751
Founder and Portfolio Manager

ADDRESS

250 Jefferson St.
Scarsdale, 10583
United States
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ASSOCIADED WITH

High Step Capital
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Jason Jones

HighStep Capital, an investment firm the finds and invests in innovation, with a particular focus on the impact of the Internet on business & society. HighStep Capital has two divisions, a public markets team the runs a global Internet focused long/short equity fund and a private markets team, which helps established private companies solve their cap table and liquidity needs by investing in secondary shares offered by employees, ex-employees, angel investors, and VC investors.

HighStep Capital is a long/short equity hedge fund focused on successful Internet businesses and companies that have been disrupted by the Internet. HighStep also consults with large institutional investors to construct portfolios of private shares purchased through secondary transactions.

BIO

Jason Jones is the founder of HighStep Capital, an investment firm the finds and invests in innovation, with a particular focus on the impact of the Internet on business & society. HighStep Capital has two divisions, a public markets team the runs a global Internet focused long/short equity fund and a private markets team, which helps established private companies solve their cap table and liquidity needs by investing in secondary shares offered by employees, ex-employees, angel investors, and VC investors.

Prior to founding HighStep, Jason worked as an Internet focused portfolio manager at J. Goldman & Co, a NYC long/short equity hedge fund. Previously, he was an Internet analyst at Goldman Sachs & Co and he was a venture capital analyst at Cambridge Associates. He has also co-founded four venture backed, web-based startups and he has consulted with Connotate Technologies and MasterCard on investment related data mining. Jason received his BS from Babson College and his MBA from the Johnson School at Cornell University.

Experience

 

September 2006Present (5 years 8 months)

I have started a new hedge fund that invests in emerging technology companies.

Partnership; 11-50 employees; Investment Management industry

July 2004September 2006 (2 years 3 months)

I invest in public emerging technology companies

Jason has 2 recommendations (2 partners) including:

  • 3rd Colin M., Vice President, Bessemer Venture Partners
  • 3rd Brian F., Vice President, Audible Education, Audible.com

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; GS; Investment Banking industry

April 1999May 2001 (2 years 2 months)

Sell-side Research Analyst covering the Internet sector

Jason has 1 recommendation (1 manager) including:

  • 2nd Vik Mehta, Portfolio Manager, J. Goldman & Company

Privately Held; 501-1000 employees; Financial Services industry

April 1996April 1999 (3 years 1 month)

I covered the venture capital industry as an investment consultant for endowments and foundations

Education

Cornell University

MBA, Finance

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Babson College

BS, Finance

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