Introducing Jacob Colker as a Mentor for the Master of Science in Entrepreneurship Program

The Master of Science in Entrepreneurship is Foster’s new 12-month degree that embodies the startup process — from ideation and formation to execution and scale. It blends the best of business school education, practical content, world-class Seattle connections, and time in the program for students to get their startup off the ground. Our goal for students: turn that spark into reality.

Jacob Colker
Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence (AI2)
Chief Marketing Officer, Lighter Capital
B.A., Media Management, Columbia College Chicago

I mentor student entrepreneurs because if you’re lucky enough to climb a few rungs on the ladder, its your responsibility to reach back and help those climbing up behind you.

Jacob Colker
As a mentor, I excel at…

Marketing, customer acquisition, financial models, fundraising.

Don’t ask me about…

Human resources.

The one thing people should know about me is…

I’m looking forward to learning just as much from you.

My favorite entrepreneurial book, blog, podcast is…

bothsidesofthetable.com

When I have free time, I…

Teach!

I manage everyday stress by…

There is literally nothing better in life than watching videos of my kid laughing.

If I’m going out to dinner, I’ll generally order…

All of it.

As a kid, I was fascinated by…

Architecture.

As an adult, I’m fascinated by…

Science.

The person I admire most is…

My wife.

I describe myself as…

Faithful. Witty. Compassionate. Determined. Warm.

My motto/tagline is…

What’s the *right* thing to do?