Jon Powell

Partner • Venture Capitalist • Real Estate Developer


Jon Powell is a Partner at SeventySix Capital. He is a successful entrepreneur, real estate developer and innovator. In 2003, Powell took the helm of Kravco, a leading private real estate developer and property management company. Kravco is well known for developing The King of Prussia Mall, one of the largest malls in the United States, as part of its original portfolio of over 30 million square feet of commercial real estate, primarily in the retail sector. Kravco recently completed, Brama Mazur, the first of its mall development projects in Poland, an emerging economy with strong consumer growth trends. 

Over the past several decades, Powell has also been involved with many startup enterprises, including the Philadelphia Stars of the United States Football League, medical and healthcare ventures, technology companies, and several communications projects. 

Jon is a graduate of the University of Colorado with a Master’s degree from the University of Oregon. He is also an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and holds active real estate licenses in Pennsylvania and New York.

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Jon helps guide the direction of his Family Foundation and has strong ties with the local chapter of The ALS Association. He is also an active member of the Jewish Federation of Philadelphia, the King of Prussia Youth Sports Foundation, Pennsylvania SPCA, and the Greg Olsen Foundation. Through his family foundation, Jon has established an annual Powell Family Scholarship for students enrolled at the Atlantic Cape Community College. A passionate skier, Jon also contributes to the Crested Butte Snow Sports Foundation focused on building futures for youth through snow sports. His current philanthropic missions also include benefits to the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), The Aspen Institute, Tara Miller Melanoma Foundation, Independent Mission Schools, and JBJ Soul Foundation for Habitat for Humanity.


Jon is more than an enthusiastic athlete; he is an avid skier and has successfully completed the Furnace Creek 508, multiple Ironman competitions and the Ultraman World Championship. In 2006, he persevered through a 6.2 mile swim, a 261.4 mile bike ride with total vertical climbs of 4,000 feet, and a 52.4 mile run to best the Ultraman course laid out on the beaches, back roads, and ocean waters of Hawaii. His 2008 Furnace Creek race also known as “the toughest 48 hours in sport” is a 508 mile bicycle race. The unusual endurance event boasts an elevation gain of 35,000 feet, crosses ten mountain passes and stretches from Santa Clarita, across the Majave Desert, through Death Valley to Twenty Nine Palms. Jon rode Furnace Creek for the benefit of the ALS Association, Greater Philadelphia Chapter, making the event a difficult but gratifying experience. Through years of competitions, travel, and philanthropy, Jon has also honed his photography skills and hosts his own website.

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