Jack Bulmer

Jack helps entrepreneurs buy and build great businesses. Jack leads our emerging E+ program, where he supports entrepreneurs through all stages of the search fund journey (search, acquire, operate).
He also works closely with search fund CEOs through our Long-Term Hold strategy, working to provide growth capital to high-performing operators with a long-term outlook for their business. Before joining Pacific Lake in 2019, Jack was previously a consultant at Advention Business Partners, a boutique strategy consultancy, where he advised private equity investors and their portfolio companies on a range of strategic issues. In 2013, he co-founded semiconductor startup Goodlight and led fundraising efforts to develop and license efficient LED manufacturing processes. Jack holds a B.S. in Physics from Boston College and a M.S. in Nanoscale Engineering from the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering.

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My first entrepreneurial moment was...
I tried all the neighborhood classics - lemonade stand, mowing lawns, etc. I didn't fully catch the entrepreneurial bug until I started a company in grad school. I haven't been able to shake it since.
My weekend morning routine
At the gym, catching up on some reading, or both!
An entrepreneur I admire is...
Sam Walton, for his creativity, willingness to experiment, and his attention to detail.
Home is...
New York, NY. "The city so nice they named it twice... Manhattan is the other name." - Michael Scott
My favorite quote is...
My favorite travel spot is...
Upstate New York. An annual summer trip to Saratoga brings me back to the region where I grew up.

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