Operating Partner and Co-Founder
Jack Fuchs is a Co-Founder of Blackhorn Ventures and an Operating Partner. Jack focuses on sourcing new investment opportunities and providing in-depth mentorship to the founders. As a Stanford Lecturer on Entrepreneurialism, Jack provides valuable insights to both founders and Blackhorn partners based on his depth of network and experience.
After a successful career as an operating leader for public and private companies, Jack began advising early-stage companies in 2003. His investments, board memberships, and advisory positions are in the areas of information technology, clean technology, and medical technology. Jack has served as CFO for emerging companies including NextBio, a big-data genomics company, Motiv Power Systems, a commercial electric vehicle company, and ForteBio, a private life sciences technology company. Previously, he held leadership positions at public and private companies including IPWireless and Lumitrend, both of which yielded successful exits. Previously in his career, Jack held several senior positions with Becton Dickinson & Company including Vice President of Worldwide Marketing and was an Engagement Manager with McKinsey & Company.
In addition to his entrepreneurial pursuits, Jack is a Lecturer in Entrepreneurship at Stanford University. He holds an AB in Engineering Sciences from Dartmouth College and an MBA from Stanford University.