Jason JonesCo-Founder & Co-Chairman of LendIt
Jason Jones is an entrepreneur and investor. He has invested in over 200 technology companies over the past 20 years and he has launched numerous new businesses. He is currently the Co-Founder and CEO of the Cardinal Rose Group, a fintech holding company. In that capacity he serves as Co-Chairman of LendItFintech, one of the world’s largest fintech events companies; Chairman of PitchIt, a global fintech startup competition; and Co-Chairman of BlockFin, the largest blockchain event focused on financial services. Jason is also an Entrepreneur-In-Residence at ConsenSys, an Ethereum-based venture incubator, where he advises and helps to build blockchain companies. Jason has also founded/co-founded two investment companies: Lending Robot/NSR Invest, the largest marketplace lending robo-advisor; and HighStep Capital, a L/S Equity and Pre-IPO Fund. He was also an advisor on the founding team of AlphaClone, a hedge fund replication ETF and robo-advisor. Earlier in his career, Jason worked as a portfolio manager/analyst at J. Goldman & Co., Goldman Sachs, Cambridge Associates, and Fidelity Investments. Jason holds an MBA from the Johnson School at Cornell University where he was a Park Leadership Fellow and a BS from Babson College. He is originally from the Boston area and he currently resides in the NYC area.