James Joaquin Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
Professionals
  • Investments
  • 28
  • Portfolio
  • 9
  • Exits
  • 17
Exits

James Joaquin General Information

Description

Mr. James Joaquin is a Co-Founder and serves as Managing Director at Obvious Ventures. He served as a Board Member at CareZone. He also serves as Board Member at Enervee and Incredible. 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 was acquired by America Online. 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 insanely great consumer products and services. As a Venture Partner at Bridgescale, a growth equity investment firm, he played a key 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 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.

Contact Information

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

James Joaquin Investments (28)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
XTR 01-Jan-2019 Angel (individual) Movies, Music and Entertainment Startup 00000 0000000
0000000 30-Oct-2018 0000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
0000000 21-Feb-2017 0000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
000 06-Jan-2016 00000 00000 00.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
000000000 01-Apr-2015 00000 00000 000.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
0000 13-Jan-2015 00000 00000 000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
0000 02-Dec-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Social/Platform Software Out of Business 00000 0000000
0000000 28-May-2014 00000 00000 00.000 Multimedia and Design Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
Gem 09-May-2014 Seed Round 000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
Workpop 18-Apr-2014 Seed Round 00000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
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James Joaquin Exits (17)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Fyusion 05-Jan-2021 Merger/Acquisition
00000000 15-Jun-2020 000000000000000000 00000
0000 01-Dec-2018 000 00 00000000
00000000 01-Oct-2018 000 00 00000000
0000000 12-Sep-2018 000000000000000000 000.00
000000 17-May-2016 000000000000000000 00000
0000 20-Apr-2016 000000000000000000 000.00
00000000 01-Jan-2016 000000000000000000
HeartThis 03-Sep-2015 Merger/Acquisition
TenMarks 28-Oct-2013 Merger/Acquisition
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James Joaquin Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
James Joaquin Angel Investor 00 0 0 San Francisco, CA
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James Joaquin Co-Investors (12)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Balmoral Funds 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
BetaAngels Management 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Foundation Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Revel Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Slow Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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