Jake joined Maniv as a Principal in 2021 to lead the firm’s New York presence. He focuses on investments in the United States, the Americas and Europe, as well as Maniv’s fundraising and strategic initiatives.
Before joining Maniv, Jake was a founding team member of Apax Digital, the $1B tech-focused growth equity fund of Apax Partners, where he sourced and executed investments in global enterprise software and consumer internet businesses. Jake previously worked at HIG Capital, a middle-market private equity firm, and Echoing Green, a non-profit dedicated to identifying and supporting the next generation of social entrepreneurs. He also now serves on the NYC Associate Board of BUILD, a non-profit organization fostering entrepreneurship in inner-city youth nationwide.
Jake graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Hispanic Studies, where he was a Civic Scholar.