Eric Jacobson, Venture Partner

Eric currently focuses on RSVP’s investments in the craft spirits category. In this role, he cultivates RSVP’s relationship with Mahalo Spirits Group, its partner in accelerating craft spirits brands. In addition, he manages relationships with co-investors in Mahalo’s brands — Papa’s Pilar Rum, Suerte Tequila and Treaty Oak Distilling.

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 presently serves as a director on the board of eGrowcery.

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.