Jason Santiago

Jason Santiago

Partner, CTO

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Co-founded two Internet Companies

Former Cowen & Company Investment Banker

Columbia University BA and MBA

Fig Collector & Honey Slinger

Reformed Snowboarder / Hack Golfer

Team
Jason Santiago

Background

Jason is a Stripes Partner and CTO, leading all technology efforts at Stripes. He leads the team that builds and implements technology across the firm and portfolio, and also leads the team that leverages relationships and builds partnerships with bankers, VCs, corporates, and lenders.

Prior to joining Stripes, Jason was an Investment Banker at Cowen and Company in both New York and San Francisco, responsible for the execution of minority growth equity financings. He has raised over $700 million in private equity capital for growth-stage companies across a variety of sectors. He was formerly a Director at PRIMEDIA, responsible for enterprise-wide Internet product development. Jason started his career as an entrepreneur, co-founding two Internet technology companies, and then leading them through acquisition and IPO.


"We have a deep and abiding respect for entrepreneurs at Stripes that permeates everything we do."

Interests

Jason hails from Puerto Rico and now lives in New York. He enjoys Jazz, all things Internet, and finding that perfect slope to snowboard down.

Education

M.B.A. in Finance and General Management, Columbia Business School, Alberto Verme Scholar

B.A. in Architecture and Planning, Columbia College