Jesse is the co-founder and Managing Partner of BlockTeam Ventures, a strategic investment fund focused on blockchain-enabled companies. The firm offers tactical support in marketing, community-building, and corporate development. Jesse is also a three-time bestselling author and the co-founder of LaunchTeam, an international marketing, and publishing agency. He serves as an advisor for other notable blockchain projects, including ShipChain (putting transport & logistics on-chain; raised $30MN), and HybridBlock (a crypto-trading ecosystem; raised $40MN). At age 24, Jesse co-founded his first business–a game company that leveraged digital currencies to generate millions of dollars in annual revenues. He was a member of the inaugural class of Techstars and holds a B.A. in sociology with sub-concentrations in business and economics from the University of Michigan.