Jonathan Perl

General Partner


Industry Experience

22 years Venture Capital, 5 years start-ups & banking

Prior Experience

Intersouth Partners, Kauffman Fellow


BA Tufts University
MBA Dartmouth College (Tuck)

Representative Investments

Era, Metron, iLumin, Clarabridge, Stardog, Zenoss

Jonathan Perl joined Boulder Ventures in 2002 and has over 20 years of venture capital experience focused exclusively on early-stage information technology companies. Mr. Perl currently sits on the boards of Zenoss, Stardog, Terrago Technologies, eMinor, and Adwerx. In addition, he is a board observer at Clarabridge and MediaMath.

Mr. Perl also serves on the Executive Committee of the Board of the Mid-Atlantic Venture Association.

Representative recent past investments include iLumin Software Services, Inc (sold to Computer Associates), ERA Corporation (sold to SRA International), Metron Aviation, Inc. (sold to Airbus), RedCloud Security, Inc. (sold to Avigilon), and Flyby Media (sold to Apple).

Prior to Boulder Ventures, Mr. Perl joined Intersouth Partners in 1997 as a member of the third class of Kaufman Fellows and in 1999 became a Partner. He was responsible for the sourcing, due diligence, structuring and negotiation of more than a dozen early stage investments, including several highly successful companies. He led Intersouth’s investments in InvoiceLink Corporation (sold to BCE Emergis) and Extensibility, Inc. (sold to TIBCO Software).

Mr. Perl is a part board member of the North Carolina Council for Entrepreneurial Development and served on the executive committee of the Board of Trustees and was Treasurer of National Child Research Center, a preschool in Washington, DC, from 2008-2012.

Mr. Perl holds an MBA from the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College (1997) and a BA (magna cum laude) in classical history from Tufts University (1988).