Excelerate Lab Mentors

Jason Heltzer

Jason Heltzer (@jheltzer)

General Partner
OCA Ventures

Jason Heltzer is a Principal with OCA Ventures and has been working at OCA since 2001. Since that time, he has been involved in over 40 venture capital transactions. Jason has board responsibilities for Red Foundry, Future Simple, PinPoint MD, Alert Logic, and TradeKing. Before OCA, Jason spent three and a half years as a management consultant and technical architect for Deloitte Consulting. He also led engineering and business teams at 1stUp, a San Francisco-based startup. Jason holds an MBA in finance and entrepreneurship, with high honors, from Chicago Booth, where he was selected as a Siebel Scholar and remains an active alumnus. Jason also holds a BS in computer science, with highest distinction, from the University of Michigan, where he founded a fraternity and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. Jason is also the founder and a board director of the Chicago Private Equity Network (CPEN) and a board director of Temple Shalom of Chicago.