Jared is a Principal for the FinTech Growth Fund at Cultivation Capital. Prior to Cultivation Capital, Jared was the Director of Finance and Operations at a small venture studio in Nashville. There he managed multiple equity raises, seed/early venture investments, and an acquisition, in addition to performing modeling and analysis. He also advises and works with local startups from the Nashville Entrepreneur Center. Jared holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Colorado and a diploma in Music Business from the Berklee College of Music. He is an avid big-mountain skier, cyclist, SCUBA diver, and musician.