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Founder @
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10 Investments in 10 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
San Francisco

Person Details

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James is a hacker and serial entrepreneur with a background in product development, user experience design, platform marketing, and cloud technology. He is one of the founders of Heroku, an advanced platform for application development and deployment. James is known as an "OCD perfectionist", and is chiefly responsible for the look and feel of Heroku’s brand and products. Following Heroku's acquisition by salesforce.com, James founded Heavybit, a San Francisco-based community and program for developer-focused businesses.

He speaks regularly about cloud technology, entrepreneurship, and design, and is an advisor to and investor in many technology companies.

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  • Founder, Heroku and Heavybit
    2014
  • Advisor
    Sep, 2013

Investments (10)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Aug, 2016$2.8M / SeedPersonal Investment
Aug, 2016$6M / Series APersonal Investment
Feb, 2016$2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Aug, 2014$6.25M / Series APersonal Investment
Feb, 2013$1.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Oct, 2012$11M / Series BPersonal Investment
Sep, 2012$1.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jun, 2011$1M / SeedPersonal Investment
Apr, 2011$2M / Series APersonal Investment
Sep, 2010$1.3M / SeedPersonal Investment

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