Jonathan Keidan

Founder & Managing Partner @ Torch Capital
  • Jonathan Keidan, Founder and Managing Partner at Torch Capital.

Jonathan is a long-time entrepreneur and investor who has spent his career at the intersection of consumer, media and technology. He is the founder of Torch Capital, an early-stage consumer venture fund focusing on mission-driven, next-gen consumer brands and platforms. Jonathan has backed a number of the top consumer-tech start-ups in the industry.

Jonathan was also the co-founder of digital media company InsideHook, which was sold in 2018. He previously worked at McKinsey & Company in their Technology, Media, and Telecom practice, and for former General Electric CEO, Jack Welch, helping launch his online education venture, the Jack Welch Management Institute (JWMI). Jonathan started his career in the entertainment business, where he founded a music talent management company, developing and directing the careers of high-profile artists, songwriters and producers.

Jonathan has an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BA from Washington University in St. Louis. He is also a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a member of YPO.