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Jake Medwell

Founding Partner

Jake focuses on both consumer and enterprise investments. He also leads 8VC’s logistics and transportation focus.

Jake is a serial entrepreneur who has spent his life building and scaling companies. Prior to launching 8VC, he co-founded Humin (Acq. Tinder/IAC), a consumer mobile software company where he built the engineering team and led growth. Jake also co-founded The Kairos Society, where he sits on the Board of Directors. While in college, he founded Solé Bicycle Co. and grew it into an industry leader. Most recently he co-founded Operation Masks with partner Drew Oetting to help bring PPE to medical workers on the front line of the fight against COVID-19. Jake serves as an advisor and board member to a wide range of companies and non profits.


Jake graduated form the University of Southern California in 2011, where he has been lecturing on entrepreneurship and technology for the last decade.


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