Jake joined Mercia in 2020 as an Investment Associate for Mercia’s EIS Fund team. In addition to research support, origination and execution of early stage investments, Jake undertakes portfolio support across Mercia’s EIS Fund portfolio.
Prior to joining Mercia Jake graduated from the University of Southampton with a degree in Economics. As part of Jake’s degree, he undertook a year placement working at an investment syndicate based in London helping with deal origination and due diligence on investment opportunities. Jake has also worked with a startup accelerator where he led the management of investment readiness programmes and helped advise portfolio companies in closing further funding rounds post programme.