Eric Jacobson, Venture Partner

Eric currently focuses on RSVP’s investments in the craft spirits category. In this role, he serves as Chief Financial Officer of RSVP’s partner in developing craft spirits brands, Mahalo Spirits Group.  Eric also currently serves as Chief Financial Officer of two of the Mahalo brands, Papa’s Pilar Rum and Suerte Tequila. Eric’s duties include financially managing craft spirits brands and capitalizing them by structuring financing rounds with co-investors.

Previously, Eric worked on RSVP’s investments in information technology. During his four years in this role, he served as an entrepreneur-in-residence for RSVP and as President and Chief Financial Officer of Amplifinity.

Eric has served as the chief financial executive and managed operations at several venture-backed startups, including Translume, Janeeva, Discera, JustTalk and Picometrix.  Previously, Eric managed finance and accounting for Comcast’s high speed internet business when that business unit was in its infancy.  Eric is a graduate of Syracuse University and earned an MBA in Finance from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.