Jack Ahrens | Fund Advisor
Jack K. Ahrens, II
Jack is a founding General Partner of TGap Venture Capital Funds, headquartered in Kalamazoo, a Midwest focused venture capital fund that has raised over $46 million. Following a career in bank trust investments, Jack has been a venture capitalist since 1979; first as President of United Capital Corporation of Illinois (an SBIC), since 1983 as a General Partner of Pathfinder Venture Capital Funds I,II, III. He has served on many Boards during his career including Afmedica, Inc., Central Data, Inc., Micro Business Applications, Inc., MedVantx, Inc., MinuteClinic, Inc., NeoChord, Inc., Noxilizer, Inc., Rapid Diagnostek, Inc., Regenesis Biomedical and Vector General, Inc. In addition, he was Chairman of The Great Lakes Entrepreneurs Quest, Vice-Chairman of MiQuest and has judged business plan competitions for U of Michigan, MSU, Wayne State and Notre Dame.