Dr. Jonathan Fentzke is the Managing Director for the Techstars Allied Space Accelerator. He is a scientist by training with a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering Sciences and an experienced entrepreneur and investor. Prior to joining Techstars, he served as CEO of FKM Group asset management. Previously, Jonathan was a co-founder, executive and Board Director at OmniEarth – a geospatial analytics business exited in 2017 by Vista Private Equity. He has also worked with Shell TechVentures building Shell TechWorks in Boston and InSpace while in Washington, DC after a career as a space scientist working on various space missions and funded research programs around the world.
He has focused his energy more recently on mentoring founders and working with investors in Venture Capital and Private Equity after multiple successful exits. In addition to angel investments, Jonathan is an advisor to several startups and organizations including GuardianAI, Innosek, e-agree, OneTen Capital, Grupo Guayacán, Parallel18, and 43North. You can follow along @jtfentzke