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Brian Jacobs


Mr. Brian Jacobs is a Co-Founder & serves as a General Partner at Emergence Capital Partners. He was a Board Member at Hightail. He has over 20 years of venture capital experience, a deep national network and broad experience helping technology startups become market leaders. Prior to founding Emergence, Brian was an early General Partner at St. Paul Venture Capital where he helped to grow the firm to one of the 15 largest venture investors in the country. His prior venture capital experience was at Security Pacific Venture Capital. Brian also worked for the Raychem Corporation, where he developed and marketed advanced software and electronic components. He also has engineering and new product development experience with RCA, Westinghouse, and Polaroid, and he holds several patents. Brian has a MS and BS in mechanical engineering from M.I.T. and an MBA from Stanford.

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • San Mateo, CA
  • United States

Brian Jacobs Investments (5)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Daivergent 05-Dec-2018 Seed Round 00000 Human Capital Services Generating Revenue 00000 000000
0000000 31-Dec-2013 0000 00000 00000 Educational Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000
00000000 13-Nov-2012 00000 00000 000 Other Healthcare Services Generating Revenue 00000 000000
Qustodian Trust 01-May-2009 Angel (individual) 00000 Information Services (B2C) Startup 00000 000000
Hightail 01-Aug-2004 Early Stage VC 00000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000 000000
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Brian Jacobs Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Retrofit 17-Apr-2018 Merger of Equals Completed
00000000 14-Feb-2018 000000000000000000 000.00 Completed
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Brian Jacobs Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Brian Jacobs Angel Investor 00 0 0 San Mateo, CA