|Tuck School at Dartmouth, MBA||1997|
|Wharton, BS Econ||1991|
Jim is co-founder and General Partner of Rincon Venture Partners. Southern California-based Rincon invests in early-stage software and web-based businesses with proven revenue models and capital-efficient operating plans. Jim has more than fifteen years of experience in venture capital investing, technology investment banking and advisory services and strategic business consulting.
Previously, Jim led software investing activities at Broadview Capital Partners, a $250 million Bay Area expansion-stage venture capital firm. Before BCP, Jim was a member of the Technology Investment Banking Group at Alex. Brown & Sons. There, he concentrated on equity private placements, mergers and acquisitions and initial public offerings in the software sector, with additional experience in IT services, computing equipment, networking equipment, imaging, semiconductors, semi capital equipment and storage.
Jim began his career with Symmetrix, a boutique management consulting firm founded by a Bain & Co. founder, which helped to create strategic advantage through the application of technology. At Symmetrix, Jim specialized in strategy formulation and economic modeling. Jim received his MBA with highest distinction (first in his class) from the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth College, and his BS in Economics (magna cum laude) from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.