Jason Palmer

General Partner

New Markets Venture Partners

Jason Palmer is General Partner at New Markets Venture Partners, one of the nation’s leading education-focused venture capital firms. As a double-bottom line investor, New Markets focuses on innovative, high impact, early and growth stage edtech companies that improve student outcomes while building profitable organizations. Prior to New Markets, Jason served as Deputy Director at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, leading postsecondary innovation efforts. Earlier in his career, Jason founded and grew three investor-backed technology and services companies before holding a series of executive positions at Microsoft, SchoolNet, Kaplan.