Jon Soberg is Managing Partner at MS&AD Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm focused on the future of finance, risk assessment, and building a sustainable society. Jon has been a venture capital investor for a decade with a strong track record of top-tier returns. Business Insider ranked Jon #13 on its 2021 Seed 100 list of the top seed investors in the world.
Jon is known for being one of the early investors from Silicon Valley to invest globally and for his focus on Fintech and applying data and analytics to change industries.
Jon began his venture capital career at Blumberg Capital, where he was a Partner focused on enterprise software and financial technology investments. Jon has made more than 120 investments and held over 40 board and observer positions across five continents. Prior to becoming an investor, Jon was a serial entrepreneur and operator with an IPO exit at Adforce, and multiple financial services industry positions including Capital Group, Great-West Life, HSBC, and executive leadership of Ditech’s $70B lending organization. Jon has been a Lecturer and Senior Fellow at the Wharton School and holds Engineering degrees from Harvey Mudd College and Northwestern University. Jon graduated as a Palmer Scholar with an MBA in Entrepreneurial Management and Marketing from Wharton, and he holds the CFA designation.