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Jalak Jobanputra

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Jalak Jobanputra

Founder and Managing Partner, Future Perfect Ventures
Jalak Jobanputra

Jalak Jobanputra is Founder and Managing Partner of Future\Perfect Ventures (FPV), an early stage venture capital fund investing in decentralized technology with a focus on cryptoassets, blockchain tech, and the buildout of Web3. FPV’s portfolio includes Abra, Blockstream, Aza , Everledger, The Graph Protocol, Mojito, Current, and Blockchain.com. Jalak was awarded Institutional Investor’s Most Powerful Fintech Dealmakers from 2016-2018. In May 2018, Jobanputra was awarded Microsoft’s VC Trailblazer Award for “her early and bold” investments in the sector. In April 2022, she joined the Board of Directors of Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY). Prior to FPV, Jobanputra was the Director of Emerging Market Mobile Investments at Omidyar Network, a fund started by Pierre Omidyar, co-founder of eBay. Previously, she worked at Intel Capital investing in enterprise software in Silicon Valley from 1999-2003, as well as New Venture Partners and the NYC Investment Fund where she formed one of NYC’s first seed funds and helped establish the Fintech Innovation Lab in 2010. She started her career as a media/tech/telecom investment banker in NYC and London. She is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, with a B.S. in Economics (concentration in Finance) from The Wharton School and a B.A. in Communications from the Annenberg School. She received her MBA from Kellogg in 1999.