Jason Santiago

Jason Santiago

Principal

Background

Jason focuses on sourcing investments from, and maintaining and developing relationships with investment bankers and other intermediaries. He also maintains Stripes’ relationships with senior, mezzanine, venture debt, and commercial banking lenders.

Prior to joining Stripes Group, Jason was an Investment Banker at Cowen and Company in both New York and San Francisco, responsible for the execution of minority growth equity financings. He has raised over $700 million in private equity capital for growth-stage companies across a variety of sectors. He was formerly a Director at PRIMEDIA, responsible for enterprise-wide Internet product development. Jason started his career as an entrepreneur, co-founding two Internet technology companies, and then leading them through acquisition and IPO.

Interests

Jason hails from Puerto Rico and now lives in New York City. He enjoys Jazz, all things Internet, and finding that perfect slope to snowboard down.

Education

MBA in Finance and General Management, Columbia Business School, Alberto Verme Scholar

BA in Architecture and Planning, Columbia College