PORTOLA VALLEY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today G2 Venture Partners, a venture capital firm focused on emerging technologies driving sustainable transformation across traditional industries, announced the promotion of Jake Tauscher to Partner.
Jake first worked with the G2 team in 2019 as an intern, then joined full-time as an Investor in 2020. He is a board observer at G2 portfolio companies Light Guide Systems, AiDash, and Nikola Labs and helps lead the firm’s work on topics including artificial intelligence and machine learning, carbon markets, electrification, and industrial decarbonization. Jake is an avid blogger on these topics, and you can read his pieces and others at blog.g2vp.com.
Prior to joining G2, Jake invested in large industrial companies at Advent International, working in diverse sectors including water, distribution, manufacturing, and software. Before Advent, Jake worked in the operations group at a manufacturer and consulted with large industrial companies at Bain and Company. Jake combines this experience from working in industry with a passion for tech and sustainability. He is a self-taught (amateur) data scientist, and has supported start-ups in the software, space, and sustainability sectors. Jake holds a B.A. in Mathematics from Vanderbilt University, and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
“Jake has been an amazing addition to the G2 team, exemplifying all our core values of being curious, building conviction through data, intellectual honesty, and being a team player. He has driven investments in great companies and we look forward to his contributions over the coming years as our Partner,” said Daniel Oros, Founding Partner at G2 Venture Partners.
“I’m privileged to work with some of the industry’s best investors at G2 and to support companies working to solve the world’s most difficult problems,” said Jake about his experience at G2. “I’m thrilled to continue this work.”
G2 Venture Partners is a venture and growth firm focused on emerging technologies driving sustainable transformation across traditional industries. We support entrepreneurs who are unlocking new paths to environmentally and socially responsible economic growth. Learn more at https://www.g2vp.com/.