Jackson joined Chicago Ventures in June 2017 and focuses on sourcing, evaluating, and supporting investments, with a particular interest in AI and frontier technology. Prior to Chicago Ventures, Jackson co-founded Float Tickets, which provides peer-to-peer insurance for airline and event tickets. Previously, he worked as a summer analyst in the Tech M&A group at Wells Fargo Securities and Industrials investment banking group at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey. Jackson holds a BA in International Economics from the University of Notre Dame, where he founded the annual Lakeside Music Festival and gave a TEDx talk on electronic music production.
Introduction to the Chicago Startup Community
This free class is an orientation to help newcomers to the startup scene get acquainted with the exciting world of tech in Chicago.