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Jesse Middleton

General Partner
Jesse is a General Partner at Flybridge whose investment interests include the future of work and living and how technology can be applied to scaling physical assets and infrastructure. His investments include Bulletin, Hyr, Imperfect Produce, Remote Year, Splice, and Wethos. Prior to joining Flybridge in 2016, Jesse was an early executive at WeWork, one of the fastest growing and most valuable startups in history. He co-founded WeWork Labs in 2011, which became WeWork’s global startup incubator, and ran corporate development, M&A, business and digital product development as well as inside sales during his five-year tenure at the company. In 2010, Jesse moved to New York City where he became the head of information technology at LivePerson. Jesse left LivePerson to co-found Backstory, a venture backed marketing-tech company. He began his career traveling across North America, Europe, Israel and China as a network security consultant based in Philadelphia. Before entering the venture world, Jesse was an active angel investor in many early stage technology startups including Authenticated Digital, Eight, fitmob (acquired by ClassPass), inDinero, Jackpocket, Rukkus, Studio, Squire, Thunderclap, and YourTrove (acquired by LiveNation). Jesse lives in Harlem with his two year old son (born on Leap Day), Holden, and wife Magda.