Jon Prentice joined Lighter Capital in August 2014, where he supports company-wide customer acquisition efforts and strategic growth plans for the San Francisco Bay Area Market. Jon helps source and assess early stage technology startups and educates them on Lighter Capital's revenue-based financing model compared to traditional equity or debt financing.
Prior to joining Lighter Capital, Jon worked for two years in the San Francisco Bay Area at Siemens AG's venturing units, including Siemens Technology to Business and Siemens Venture Capital. Working in various analyst capacities with a particular focus on energy & cleantech, Jon sourced early stage startups for investment and partnership, conducted market analysis as well as due diligence, and made strategic recommendations to the company's C-level executives.
A proud Washington State native, Jon graduated cum laude from the University of Puget Sound in 2012 with a BA in Business and German International Affairs and was also a member of the college’s honors business program