Jason Spinell is the Ventures Director at Undercurrent, an organizational design and strategic consultancy located in NYC, LA, and the UK. He leads Undercurrent's investment efforts, focusing opportunistically on early-stage companies seeking to promote an "Ever Better Future" and improve industries that have historically lacked digital sophistication. Of particular interest are industries such as Education, Healthcare, Finance,
Jason Spinell is the Ventures Director at Undercurrent, an organizational design and strategic consultancy located in NYC, LA, and the UK. He leads Undercurrent's investment efforts, focusing opportunistically on early-stage companies seeking to promote an "Ever Better Future" and improve industries that have historically lacked digital sophistication. Of particular interest are industries such as Education, Healthcare, Finance, Commerce, Content creation/distribution, Logistics, etc. Jason also works directly with Undercurrent's strategy clients and helps advise them on how to continue to grow and adapt in an ever-changing business environment.
Advisory Board Member @ Accion Systems Inc. is printing propulsion systems for satellites based on a proprietary ion beam technology. Our revolutionary new approach to in-space electric propulsion uses simple, modular thruster chips that can go anywhere on a satellite, in any number.
We got rid of bulky tanks and valves, explosive propellants, and expensive manufacturing techniques so that our customers can launch satellites that are not just affordable but also extremely capable. And we qualify for ride-share launches!
Use one of our systems on your 1U to 200 kg satellite for orbit transfers, station-keeping, attitude control, and de-orbiting. From February 2015 to Present (11 months) Ventures Director @ * Lead Undercurrent’s Ventures practice – focused on opportunistically investing and advising early-stage consumer companies seeking to promote an "Ever Better Future," and improve industries that have historically lacked digital sophistication. Areas of focus include: Energy, Health, Education, Finance, Logistics, Manufacturing, etc.
* Responsible for leading 14 early early stage investments including: MakeSpace, Earnest, Grand St.(acquired by Etsy), StyleSeat, Metabiota, Makr(acquired by Staples), Splash, Able Lending.
Partial investment list: https://angel.co/jasonspinell
* Additionally responsible for high level strategy for the C-suite of the Fortune 100, Responsive organization design, development and implementation of new ways of working.
Representative clients: GE, Pepsi, American Express From February 2013 to Present (2 years 11 months) Co-founder / VP Business Development & Finance @ Precog is a platform that makes it extremely easy to build data-driven applications. Our platform helps you capture, enrich and analyze data, so that you can build apps that have intelligence, apps that have reporting or apps that use real data to drive critical decisions.
*Member of 2011 class of Techstars (Boulder)
*Acquired by RichRelevance in 2013 From April 2011 to August 2012 (1 year 5 months) Associate(Summer) @ Greenmont Capital Partners is an investment fund founded by natural product industry insiders, focusing on early-stage companies in the $500-billion Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability (“LOHAS”) market. From April 2010 to October 2010 (7 months) Investment Advisor @ • Directed the management of approximately $1.4B within two separate small team structures
• Responsible for daily research, trading and analysis of market information and events from both a micro and macro perspective
• Cultivated core competency on institutional side of business around cash management for hedge funds, private equity, and real estate development firms From January 2007 to June 2009 (2 years 6 months) Associate @ Rentricity Inc. is a renewable energy company that uses unique energy recovery configurations to transform the untapped energy in various man-made processes into electricity. From October 2004 to October 2006 (2 years 1 month)
MBA, Finance & Entrepreneurship @ University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business From 2009 to 2011 BA, Econ, Pre-Med @ University of Colorado Boulder From 2001 to 2003 College of the Holy Cross From 1999 to 2000 Jason Spinell is skilled in: Entrepreneurship, Investments, Finance, Financial Analysis, Venture Capital, Business Development, Business Strategy, Equities, Start-ups, Product Management, Asset Managment, Due Diligence, Valuation, Mergers, Strategic Planning
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