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Executive Leadership Yigal Kerszenbaum Managing Partner

Yigal Kerszenbaum is the founding managing partner of JFFVentures. He oversees JFF’s finance and investment strategy and supports entrepreneurs who develop technology for training and upskilling workers in low-wage jobs.

His skills and areas of expertise include:

  • Venture capital
  • Impact investing
  • Inclusive finance
  • Board governance
  • Fund management

Before joining JFF, Kerszenbaum managed a global portfolio of impact- and program-related investments that resulted in billions of dollars flowing into sectors such as inclusive finance, energy access, climate technology, and the future of work at the Rockefeller Foundation. He has invested in over 40 early-stage education-to-work technology startups as a venture capitalist.

Educational background:

  • Bachelor’s degree in economics, University of California at San Diego
  • MBA, specialized concentration in finance, Georgetown University’s McDonough Business School