Brent Jones Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Investments
  • 4
  • Portfolio
  • 2
  • Exits
  • 1

Brent Jones General Information


Mr. Jones has served as a Managing Director of Northgate since its inception. He has participated as a private equity investor in several private company financings that have led to successful acquisitions or public offerings, including VA Linux, Assured Access, nVidia, Netro, Rightworks, and Verisity. Prior to co-founding Northgate, Mr. Jones played 12 years in the National Football League, 11 with the San Francisco Forty-Niners. A four-time All-Pro performer and three-time Super Bowl champion, he received the San Francisco Forty-Niners' NFL Man of the Year award in 1997. He was also the NFL's Bart Starr Award recipient in 1998, which is given annually to the NFL player who most exemplifies outstanding character in the home, on the field, and in the community. Still active with the NFL, Mr. Jones currently provides occasional football broadcasts on CBS. He currently serves on the Board of Regents of the University of Santa Clara and on the Board of Directors of the San Jose Sharks, a team in the National Hockey League.Mr. Jones holds a B.S. degree in Economics from the University of Santa Clara.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)

Brent Jones Investments (4)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
xPressTap 01-Mar-2015 Seed Round 00000 Financial Software Out of Business 00000 00000
000 00000 30-Nov-2014 00000 00000 000.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Vox Media 25-Jul-2008 Early Stage VC 000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Diveplane Angel (individual) 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000
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Brent Jones Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
000000000 15-Nov-2019 000 00 00000000
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Brent Jones Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Brent Jones Angel Investor 0
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