Jon Staenberg

Founder and Hand of God Wines

Jon Staenberg has worked with venture-backed companies for over 20 years in several capacities – as founder, manager and venture capitalist. As an entrepreneur he has established 6 companies, served on the senior management team of several early-stage organizations and provided venture capital funding to more than 200 start-ups. He is one of the most experienced venture capitalists in the Pacific Northwest, having raised three funds totaling over $200 million. He continues to make venture investments.

Pursuing his passion for wine, travel and helping to establish and grow great companies, he is now focusing his energies on new startups in the business social media arena. His latest startup is, “Hand of God Wines,” a boutique, premium winery in Argentina.

Jon graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Stanford University, where he received his B.S., M.A., and M.B.A. While at Stanford, he started and ran two successful companies. For a more complete background and contact information, please connect to him on Linkedin.

Jon grew up in Omaha, Nebraska and is a hardcore Nebraska Cornhusker fan. In his spare time he collects sports ticket stubs.