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John Burbank

Founder, Nimble Partners

John Burbank is the co-founder of Nimble Partners. He has invested in early-stage venture assets for the past decade. A long-time macro investor, John consistently focuses on sectors and investments where technology can be particularly disruptive and accelerates change. Prior to Nimble Partners, John founded Passport Capital, a San Francisco-based global investment firm that managed an excess of $4B.
John holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a BA from Duke University.


Nimble Partners invests across the venture asset class, targeting domain expert early-stage managers to invest in both their funds and their highest performing companies. Nimble pairs unique macro and venture-specific investing experience to focus portfolio construction on a risk-adjusted optimization of venture.

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