Investing Profile

Jacob Brody(200)


jacobbrody.meNew York, New York
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Connected to Stephanie Palmeri, Garry Tan (Initialized Capital), Jenny Lefcourt (Freestyle Capital), and 30 other investors on Signal.

Helpful Capital Managing Partner
$1M - $10.0M
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Seed RoundJul 2019$4.2M
Co-investors: Jeff Richards (GGV Capital), Ramtin Naimi (Abstract Ventures), Eric Paley (Founder Collective), Scott Belsky, Jon Steinberg, Roger Ehrenberg
Seed RoundFeb 2018$2.7M
Co-investors: Ian Rountree (Cantos Ventures), Vic Singh (ENIAC Ventures), Hadley Harris (ENIAC Ventures), Nihal Mehta (Eniac Ventures), Tim Young (ENIAC Ventures)
Seed RoundJan 2014$2.3M
Co-investors: Bill Lee (Craft Ventures), Charlie Cheever (Graph Ventures), David Sacks (Craft Ventures), Ullas Naik (Streamlined Ventures), Greg Kidd, Ryan Petersen, Fritz Lanman, Yoav Benshushan, Adrian Aoun
I'm interested in talking to companies collecting and analyzing previously siloed or uncollected data to better measure, analyze and mitigate risk.
Not interested in companies doing simple internet enabled services unless that service creates a data ingestion engine of unique scale data assets.
Founding Partner Helpful Networks2016 - Present
Mentor Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator2010 - Present
Co-Founder and CEO Benny2014 - 2016
Venture Partner MESA+2014 - 2014
Founding Partner MESA+2012 - 2014
Head of Business and Community Development MESA2011 - 2012
Founder and Chairman Standard Start2009 - 2011
Contributing Writer VentureBeat2008 - 2011
VP of Business Strategy and Development 3Knights Media2008 - 2009
Paralegal Brody, Benard, and Branch LLP2007 - 2008
Contract Paralegal - Special Litigation Unit New York City Law Department2007 - 2007
Campaign Finance Consultant Cunningham, Harris & Associates2007 - 2007
Development Intern Seventh Regiment Armory Conservancy2007 - 2007
Hunter College BA
Oberlin College
The Collegiate School High School Diploma