Jake Harris

Associate

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.