Mr Jason Finger
Jason Finger, an entrepreneur-in-residence in the New York office, joined Bessemer in 2010. He focuses on enterprise- and consumer-facing e-commerce opportunities, with a special interest in local businesses and services. Most recently, he was president of SeamlessWeb, the industry-leading, online-food ordering and billing-services company he co-founded in 1999, which was acquired by Aramark in 2006. Under Jason’s leadership, SeamlessWeb grew to serve over 10,000 enterprises and one million individuals in 22 cities throughout the U.S. and in London. It received a number of awards, including designation as one of Time Magazine’s 50 “coolest” websites and one of the best places to work by Crain’s magazine. After SeamlessWeb’s acquisition by Aramark, Jason participated in the parent company’s $8.6 billion LBO and served on that company’s executive-leadership council, presidents’ council and global-leadership council, with responsibility for developing and executing corporate global strategy for 260,000 employees in 19 countries. Jason serves as a director and advisor to several private companies and is on the board of advisors for NYU’s Mitchell Jacobson Leadership Program in Law and Business. He has been named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year and Innovator of the Year by the Corporate Executive Council of New York, and was named to Crain’s 40 Under 40 list of leading young executives. Prior to founding SeamlessWeb, Jason worked as a corporate attorney at the law offices of O'Sullivan Graev & Karabell (now O'Melveny & Myers), a private-equity and M&A-focused boutique.
B.S. in finance from the University of Maryland at College Park and a J.D. and MBA in finance from New York University, where he was a Stern Scholar.
|Skillshare||A community marketplace to learn anything from anyone||United States||6312 Web portals||USD Angel||May 2011|
|SkillSlate Inc||Web-based company that provides profiles of individual service providers online.||United States||6312 Web portals||USD Seed||Oct 2010|
|Klout Inc||Klout measures influence across the social web||United States||6312 Web portals||Series A||Apr 2010|
|Magnetic Media Online Inc||United States||7310 Advertising||Seed||Mar 2009|
|Scratch Music Group Inc||United States||6020 Television programming and broadcasting||Series A||Jul 2011|
|ZOZI (ekoVenture Inc)||Provider of discovery and booking services for unusual local activities and travel experiences||7911 Travel agencies||Series B||Mar 2011|
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