Jonathan Ebinger, General Partner, joined BlueRun Ventures in September 2000 and is based in Menlo Park. He focuses on communications, financial technology, and mobility opportunities.

Jonathan has 15 years of marketing and finance experience in the telecommunications industry. Jonathan was the Vice President of Marketing for Qwest Communications, and held other senior level positions at Bell Atlantic Internet Solutions and MCI Communications. In addition, Jonathan founded and successfully exited Simply Savings, Inc., an Internet shopping service.

He received his M.B.A. from Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia, and holds a B.S. in Finance from Virginia Tech.

Jonathan maintains active board and advisory positions in various organizations, including:
– Vice-Chairman of the Batten Institute for Innovation & Entrepreneurship, University of Virginia’s Darden School
– Investment Committee Member on UVA’s Seed Fund
– Board Member at the Apex Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Virginia Tech
– Board Member at the Asbury Foundation

Jonathan was named a “Mobile Cloud 9″ Investor in 2010 and 2012, and has guest-lectured at Haas School of Business, University of California and the Pamplin School of Business, Virginia Tech as well as mentoring Stanford’s Entrepreneurship Courses E145 & E245.