Jump Capital Promotes Peter Johnson to Vice President
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Jump Capital Promotes Peter Johnson to Vice President

March 28, 2016

CHICAGO, Illinois- Jump Capital, a venture capital firm specializing in technology and software investments, announced today Peter Johnson’s promotion to Vice President. In this new role, Peter will concentrate on expanding Jump’s presence in financial technology while continuing to support investments across a variety of industries.

Peter joined Jump Capital in 2013 after graduating from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business with an MBA in Entrepreneurship, Analytic Finance and Accounting.  He has co-led over 25 investments in innovative companies across a breadth of industries but has a passion for fintech.  Some of his notable investments include Personal Capital, Mirador Financial, Pangea Money Transfer and ParkWhiz. 

“Peter is a uniquely talented and highly valued member of the Jump team. His deep financial experience and analytic skills have been instrumental in our firm’s early success. This promotion is well earned recognition of his contributions to our team as well as our portfolio partners.” noted Michael McMahon, Jump Capital Managing Partner.

Prior to joining Jump Capital, Peter was an investment banker with Morgan Stanley specializing in M&A and corporate finance in the financial technology sector and also spent four years with Deloitte Consulting where he developed commercialization strategies for clients in the financial services industry.

Peter earned a BS in Finance and Marketing from The University of Wisconsin–La Crosse, and is a CFA Charterholder. Peter is a member of the Kauffman Fellows Program (Class 20) and an active Board Member of VentureUp, a Chicago-based investor network.

About Jump Capital

Jump Capital is a venture capital firm specializing in Series A & B expansion stage investments ranging from $500k to $15mm, with offices in Chicago, New York and San Francisco. Through its diverse team of experienced operators, Jump Capital provides advocacy and support complemented with institutional-level resources for entrepreneurs. Learn more at www.jumpcap.com, and follow us on Twitter @jumpcapital.

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