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Jeff Griffor

Managing Director, Life Sciences

Jeff leads venture capital relationship efforts with life sciences-focused VCs throughout the New England region. In this role, he builds the Square 1 brand, visibility and mindshare with the VC and CEO community and supports business development and banking relationships with venture-backed startups. Jeff currently sits on the Advisory Board of The Capital Network (TCN), is a mentor with education technology incubator LearnLaunch, and is an active member in various angel networks including Sky Ventures, Branch Venture Group and HUB Angels. Prior to joining Square 1, Jeff served as managing director at Lighthouse Capital Partners for over 14 years. He received an MBA in International Finance from the Quinlan School of Business at Loyola University-Chicago and a BBA in Finance and Economics from Ohio University. Jeff joined Square 1 in 2015.

Outside the Square

  • Is a die-hard and tortured Cleveland Browns sports fan.
  • Has participated in three different marathons including the Big Sur in California.
  • Survived the sting of a deadly giant Portuguese man o’ war.


  • Life Sciences


  • New England


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