Jake Harris is an Associate at DBL Partners. Jake sources and performs diligence on investment opportunities, advises portfolio company management, and helps portfolio companies implement their double bottom line practices.
Prior to DBL, Jake was a Venture Partner at Contrary Capital a decentralized university-focused venture firm. He was a Summer Associate with DBL in 2018 in which he researched industry trends and performed due diligence on investment opportunities.
Jake graduated from the Yale School of Management in 2018 where he held internships or conducted research projects at the Yale Investment Office, Social Impact Capital, and the Twilio Impact Investing Fund.
Previously, Jake served in various business development roles with Plan International, securing large-scale contracts and grants for high-impact projects throughout Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. He supported the design and development of projects, impact measurement, senior staff recruitment, and deployment of technology in areas such education, health, economic development, and anti-human trafficking.
Jake received his B.A. in political science from Vassar College, and his MBA from the Yale School of Management.