Jim Payne is an Entrepreneur in Residence at Accel Partners,. At the firm, he is incubating a new mobile startup and also advising a number of startups in the Accel portfolio about the broadscale shift to a mobile-first world.
Jim Payne in 2010 Co-Founded and was Chief Executive Officer at MoPub Inc. Under his leadership, MoPub emerged as an admired and valuable global business. As part of the acquisition, Jim spent a year at Twitter as Vice President, Exchange integrating MoPub into the broader Twitter ads business.
Prior to MoPub, Jim Payne led product management for Google Maps Premier. He joined AdMob in 2009, where he focused on metrics for performance-based mobile advertisers. He serves as a Director of MoPub Inc. Jim Payne has a BS in Computer Science from MIT.
Entrepreneur in Residence
Sep 1, 2015 - Current (about 1 year)
Jan, 2015 - Current (over 1 year)
Board & Advisor Roles (3)Update
|Jun, 2016||Instabug||$1.7M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Mar, 2015||Arbor||$2.55M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Dec, 2014||Truly Wireless||$1.4M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Nov, 2013||Sprig||$1.2M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Jan, 2011||Feedgen||undisclosed amount / Angel||Personal Investment|
|Dec, 2010||MoPub||undisclosed amount / Seed||Accel Partners|
BS, Computer Science
|Jul 13, 2016||PRWeb Sitemap - TUNE’s Announces Line Up for its Annual Postback Conference in Seattle|
|Jun 9, 2016||Disrupt Africa - Egyptian bug-reporting startup Instabug raises $1.7m|
|Jun 8, 2016||PE HUB - Accel leads seed round for Egyptian startup Instabug|
|Jun 7, 2016||iAM Wire - #Fundingwire: Cuemath Raised $4M; Instabug Raises $1.7M Seed Led by Accel & More|
|Jun 7, 2016||Wamda News (MENA) - Instabug raises $1.7M from US investors|
|Jun 7, 2016||StrictlyVC - StrictlyVC: June 7, 2016|
|May 26, 2016||Venture Beat - Cost of acquiring app users drops in April as the spring lull hits mobile|
|May 19, 2016||AdExchanger - Jim Payne: Facebook Is ‘Not Where The Smart Money Is Being Spent’|