Investment Partner

Jon is an early-stage investor and mentor focusing on pre-seed and seed. He is an Investment Partner at Giant Ventures. Giant exists to build and back purpose-driven companies solving the world’s biggest problems. We believe the biggest companies of the decade will be built using advanced technology to tackle these challenges. More information here: He was previously the co-founder and CEO of Starcity, a global coliving company with locations on multiple continents, hundreds of employees and raised over $50M in venture capital. The company was backed by top-tier venture capitalists including Bullpen Capital, Deciens, NEA, Social Capital, and Y Combinator. He were featured in Forbes, WSJ, Bloomberg and created an entirely new category of housing. Starcity was taken over by Common in 2021 after narrowly escaping the global pandemic of 2020. He was in the YC Core batch in the Summer of 2016 and the YC Growth batch in the Winter of 2019.