SOURCE: Blumberg Capital

Blumberg Capital

January 19, 2011 09:00 ET

Blumberg Capital Appoints New Vice President

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - January 19, 2011) - Blumberg Capital, a global early stage venture capital firm, today announced the appointment of Jon Soberg, CFA as Vice President.

Jon will focus on deal flow sourcing, evaluation, operational and strategic assistance to portfolio companies. He is a serial entrepreneur with a deep technical background and prior operating and investment experience. Jon will actively work with Blumberg's portfolio companies to help accelerate their growth and success.

Prior to joining Blumberg Capital, Jon held active roles as COO and CFO as well as executive positions at several large corporations, including, Adforce [ADFC], The Capital Group and Accenture. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst. 

"Jon is a proven operator and investor with a deep understanding of all aspects of our business," said Bruce Taragin, managing director of Blumberg Capital. "He will be a great asset to Blumberg Capital. His experience at startup companies coupled with a strong technical, operating and financial background makes him a perfect fit within our collaborative entrepreneurial environment."

A Palmer Scholar graduate of the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, Jon continues his involvement on the west coast as a faculty lecturer in marketing at Wharton I San Francisco. Douglas H. Collom, vice dean of Wharton I San Francisco, said, "The combination of his educational background and operational roles at various companies provides Jon Soberg a real competitive edge. Jon will be a great addition to the Blumberg Capital team."

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