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13 Investments in 8 Companies
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Jim is co-founder and Managing Director of Rincon Venture Partners. In this capacity, he is responsible for driving the fund’s investment activities, as well as the firm’s operations. Jim is in his fifteenth year as a VC.

Previously, Jim led software investing at Broadview Capital Partners, a $250 million expansion-stage venture capital firm based in the Bay Area. Before BCP, Jim was a member of the Technology Investment Banking Group at Alex. Brown & Sons (and its successor, Deutsche Bank Securities). There, he concentrated on equity private placements and initial public offerings for software companies. 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.

Jim serves on the Boards of Directors of Campus Explorer, Conversion Logic, Keen IO, Mobcrush, Rentlytics, Rainforest QA, Steelhouse, TaxJar and Tradesy. He previously served on the Boards of Cadforce (acquired by Neilsoft), Packet Island (acquired by BroadSoft), Burstly (acquired by Apple), DataPop (acquired by Criteo), and Shift (acquired by Brand Networks). In addition, he serves on the Boards of Directors of Friends of Yosemite Search and Rescue and the Los Angeles Venture Association, on the Advisory Board of the Douglas Family Preserve.

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