Jack Taylor joined Touchdown Ventures in 2017 and focuses on investments within the built world and physical security sectors.
Before Touchdown, Jack was co-founder and President of the Philadelphia InSITE Fellowship chapter and gained operating experience at Personal Capital, a fintech startup in Silicon Valley. He also worked within the New York venture ecosystem evaluating investment opportunities at Laconia Capital Group, New York Angels, and Virgil Capital, where he collaborated with investors on all due diligence aspects, including sourcing, business plan reviews, industry research, financial modeling, and portfolio support. Jack began his career on Wall Street, working for three years at the Royal Bank of Scotland where he specialized in short-term interest rate products.
Jack holds a BA in History from Duke University and an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated with honors.
Outside Touchdown, Jack is a mentor at New York’s Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator, and is an avid skier, golfer, and New York Giants fan.
New York Giants
Driving 10 hours from Durham, NC to Indianapolis to see Duke win the 2010 NCAA basketball title over Gordon Hayward-led Butler and a hostile crowd.