Linda Jacobson

VR/AR Venture Partner at Accelerator Venture Partners LLC

Linda Jacobson

Linda Jacobson

VR/AR Venture Partner at Accelerator Venture Partners LLC

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Linda Jacobson is the Virtual and Augmented Reality Venture Partner at Accelerator Ventures. Linda has collaborated with Alex Lloyd since 1998, marketing 3D computer graphics systems, and producing events and publications exploring the impact of digital media on culture. She is considered a pioneer in the application of virtual reality technologies to solve business problems. Linda's experience includes serving as the first professional Virtual Reality Evangelist (for Silicon Graphics), teaching VR classes at SFSU and UC Berkeley, and producing virtual environments for Treasure8, Bechtel, Sun Microsystems, artists, and architects. In the '90s, Linda co-founded the Bay Area’s first VR meetup group, wrote the books CyberArts: Exploring Art & Technology and Garage Virtual Reality, and performed live as a virtual puppet touring with world music ensemble, D'Cuckoo. Linda also has led marketing and communications for Xerox's PARC, where she helped launch and promoted “StartUp@PARC” for entrepreneurs. Linda holds a BS in journalism from Boston University.

In reviewing and analyzing investment opportunities, Linda brings strong vertical marketing expertise, especially in manufacturing, healthcare, education, and AEC industries. Her expertise in journalism (co-founding editor of Wired) and intellectual property (she wrote dozens of patent applications for Xerox) enables her to help innovators convey value and growth potential. She loves working with founders, thought-leaders, and executive teams who are making a positive difference in their communities and shaping the future.

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Co-Founder at Spoke Software, Inc.

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Founder at Accelerator Venture Partners LLC

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Venture Partner at Accelerator Venture Partners LLC

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Venture Partner at Accelerator Venture Partners LLC

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Director of Operations at Sproutling, Inc.

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LP Advisory Committee at Silicon Valley Data Capital LP

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Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Accelerator Venture Partners LLC

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Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Rinse, Inc.

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Founding Partner at Lemnos Labs, Inc.

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Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer at Comparably, Inc.

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VR/AR Venture Partner at Accelerator Venture Partners LLC
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Accelerator Ventures invests in early-stage technology companies. They typically invest at the earliest stage of a company. The firm invests in start-ups who want to build their company before getting institutional capital and start-ups that are too small for institutional venture capital.

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