James Joaquin Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

Professionals

  • Investments
  • 30

  • Portfolio
  • 6

  • Exits
  • 21

Exits

James Joaquin General Information

Description

Mr. James Joaquin served as Board Member at Bakpax. He is a Co-Founder and serves as Managing Director at Obvious Ventures. He serves as a director at Miyoko's Creamery. He serves as Board Member at MycoMedica Life Sciences and Nectar Life Sciences. He serves as Board Observer at VSCO. He serves as Board Member at Beam and Together Labs. He serves as Board Member at Enervee and Incredible Health. He served as Chief Executive Officer at Kodak Imaging Network. He served as a Board Member at CareZone. He also served as Senior Advisor at Kairos Society. He is a Board Member of Joy. He served as a Partner at Catamount Ventures. He joined the Catamount team in 2011 and has been working closely with the firm as an investor. James brings several years of experience building technology companies as a leader and an investor. His consumer marketing and trend-spotting expertise have helped create new categories such as online photography, web-based calendaring, and the Personal Digital Assistant. While studying computer science at Brown University in the 80s, James co-founded Clearview Software, a company later acquired by Apple. After 6 years at Apple in engineering and marketing roles, he co-founded When.com, an Internet calendar and events service that America Online received. After that successful acquisition, he was President and CEO of Ofoto. The service was acquired by Kodak in 2001 and James led the subsidiary to global market leadership thanks to over 20 million happy Ofoto users. His operating experience includes online payments as the former CEO of Xoom.com, and consumer cloud services, as the former CEO of Xmarks and current Chairman of Pixelpipe. He is a passionate investor, with an eye toward finding and growing great consumer products and services insanely. As a Venture Partner at Bridgescale, a growth equity investment firm, he played a crucial role in three investments: Snapvine (acquired by Whitepages.com), IMVU, and Plum Organics. More recently he worked closely with Mitch Kapor as an advisor to Kapor Capital. The Catamount's core value to make the world a better place is preached and practiced by him. He is an angel investor in eco-centric companies across energy, transportation, and media. He served as a Board Member at Plum.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • San Francisco, CA
  • United States

James Joaquin Investments (30)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Ancient Ritual 31-Jan-2022 Seed Round 00.00 Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
Medium 18-Nov-2021 00000 00000 0000 Publishing Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
XTR 01-Jan-2019 00000 (00000 Movies, Music and Entertainment Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
Fetcher 30-Oct-2018 0000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
Fetcher 21-Feb-2017 0000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
Gem(Financial Software) 06-Jan-2016 00000 00000 00.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
Metabiota 01-Apr-2015 00000 00000 000.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
RYOT 13-Jan-2015 00000 00000 000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
Loup ( Social/Platform Software) 02-Dec-2014 Seed Round 00.00 Social/Platform Software Out of Business 00000 0000000
Fyusion 28-May-2014 Early Stage VC 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000

James Joaquin Exits (21)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Gem(Financial Software) 06-Mar-2022 Merger/Acquisition
Ginger.io 14-Oct-2021 000000000000000000 000
20x200 01-Oct-2021 000000000 00000000
Metabiota 30-Sep-2021 000000000000000000
Findery 01-Aug-2021 000 00 00000000
Fyusion 05-Jan-2021 000000000000000000
CareZone 15-Jun-2020 000000000000000000 00000
Loup ( Social/Platform Software) 01-Dec-2018 000 00 00000000
PurePlay 01-Oct-2018 Out of Business
Workpop 12-Sep-2018 Merger/Acquisition 000.00

James Joaquin Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

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James Joaquin Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
James Joaquin Angel Investor 00 0 0 San Francisco, CA

James Joaquin Co-Investors (32)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Ariel Poler 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
David Morin 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Hiten Shah 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Kevin Hartz 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Michael Birch 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

James Joaquin FAQs

  • Who is James Joaquin?

    James Joaquin is an angel Investor who has made 30 investments.

  • What kind of investor is James Joaquin?

    James Joaquin is an angel investor.

  • What does James Joaquin do?

    As an angel investor, James Joaquin invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • How many board seats does James Joaquin hold?

    James Joaquin holds a board seat in Together Labs.

  • What has James Joaquin invested in?

    James Joaquin has made numerous investments in companies like Ancient Ritual, Medium, and XTR within the Services (B2C Non-Financial), Publishing, and Movies, Music and Entertainment industries.

  • What has James Joaquin invested in recently?

    James Joaquin's latest investment was on 31-Jan-2022 in Ancient Ritual, a company within the Services (B2C Non-Financial) industry.

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