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Jeffrey E. Finkle

Jeffrey E. Finkle

Chairman of the Evaluation Committee and Treasurer of the ARC Angel Fund

Recently named one of the “25 Angel Investors in New York You Need to Know” by AlleyWatch (10/15/14), Jeff has been a venture investor for ten years, an angel investor for five years, and an operating executive for 18 years. Jeff presently serves as Chairman of the Evaluation Committee and Treasurer of the ARC Angel Fund and is Co-Director of the Reitler Advisory Group, which provides mentoring and advisory services to early stage technology companies and venture fund administration services to general partners of micro VC funds.

Jeff also served as Chairman of Servicechannel.com until its acquisition by Bayard Capital in July 2014. He is a frequent panelist, speaker, and judge on venture investing and pitch competitions in NY. Jeff has also guest lectured and held office hours for many incubators/accelerators including Start Up Leadership Program, 37 Angels, NYU Polytech Incubator (New York City and Brooklyn), DreamIT Ventures, and FashInvest.

Prior to his work with Angel and Seed groups, Jeff was a Partner of Odeon Capital Partners, an early stage venture capital fund. Prior to Odeon, Jeff was an operating executive at CA, Inc., and Cheyenne Software, Inc., where he served as GM of the Unix Division, VP of Corporate Development, VP of Corporate Marketing, and Director of Product Management. Jeff also serves as Chairman of the Board of Promoting Specialized Care and Health (PSCH), a not-for-profit offering residential, clinical, and day programs to 9,000 individuals with developmental, psychological, and behavioral disabilities in NYC’s five boroughs and Long Island.