Jesse Devitte is a managing director and cofounder of Borealis Ventures. This northern New England-focused early stage venture capital firm is a member of the Village Ventures national network of early stage venture funds. He currently is a director on the boards of Borealis portfolio companies Envista, Handmark, Newforma, and Vico, as well as an observer on the SpaceClaim board.
Previously, Devitte served as a director on the boards of Borealis Fund I portfolio companies @Last Software (acquired by Google, Inc.) and Scribe Software (acquired by The Mustang Group).
Devitte helped launch the Entrepreneurs Foundation of New Hampshire to encourage entrepreneurs to give back to communities. He also cofounded Green Launching Pad, which provides seed money and guidance to promising green tech companies.
Prior to cofounding Borealis Ventures, Devitte served as an executive in two public application software companies, Softdesk and Autodesk. Devitte served in the military as a member of the White House Communications Agency during the Ford and Carter administrations.
Devitte graduated with distinction from the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs.