Jason Mendelson

Co-Founder and Managing Director at Foundry Group
Prior to co-founding Foundry Group, a technology investment firm, Jason was a software engineer, attorney and company founder. Today, he enjoys leveraging his past experiences to partner with entrepreneurs to build great companies. Jason has over 20 years of experience in the venture capital and technology industries in a multitude of investing, founding, operational and engineering roles. These roles include co-founder of SRS Acquiom, which delivers a comprehensive platform of financial products and services to help mergers and acquisitions deal parties efficiently manage escrows, payments, risk, documents and claims, and managing director and general counsel for Mobius Venture Capital, where he also acted as the chief administrative partner overseeing all operations of the firm.
Jason holds a bachelor’s degree in economics, with distinction and a J.D., cum laude, from the University of Michigan. He is an active musician, playing drums and singing with his band Legitimate Front, with his partner Ryan McIntyre. He also enjoys home remodeling and travel. Jason co-authored the best selling book Venture Deals – Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Your Venture Capitalist and is proud to have worked as an adjunct professor at the University of Colorado for the past decade. He serves as the chair of the Entrepreneurial Initiative Advisory Board and as an executive fellow at the Silicon Flatirons Center.
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