Jack joined Downing in June 2020 to help build out the Downing Ventures business. Jack came from Next47, a $1B VC fund backed by Siemens, where he focused on DeepTech and Enterprise globally across Series A to D. Prior to Next47, he worked at Eight Roads Ventures, Fidelity’s proprietary VC fund, focusing on Enterprise software Series A and B in Europe. Jack started his investing career at Goldman Sachs in Global Investment Research within the healthcare and mid-cap technology sectors. Jack started his entrepreneurial journey at home in Devon where he learnt early on the power of a local marketplace and community. Jack holds a BSc in Economics from the University of Bath.