James Geshwiler Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Investments
  • 4
  • Portfolio
  • 1
  • Exits
  • 3

James Geshwiler General Information


Mr. James Geshwiler is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Financial Officer at Catalyze. He brings twenty-five years of entrepreneurial, technology, finance, and energy expertise to renewable energy analytics. Previously, He spent 17 years exclusively building software companies as Managing Director of Converge Venture Partners, a Boston-based seed investment fund, and its predecessor, CommonAngels, an angel group comprised of leaders in the technology community. He previously worked at Cambridge Energy Research Associates and for US Department of Energy, at the latter managing a team of 30 senior scientists and engineers at the US National Laboratories. Prior to that role, he was the Environment, Science & Technology Officer at the US Department of State's Office of Russian Affairs, handling a wide range of bilateral and multi-lateral programs, including climate change, non-proliferation, satellite launches, and the International Space Station Agreement. He earned his MBA from MIT's Sloan School of Management, a Master's Degree from UCLA in political science, and a bachelor's degree with highest honors from University of Texas at Austin's Plan II Liberal Arts Honors Program.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Boston, MA
  • United States

James Geshwiler Investments (4)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Harmonix (Entertainment Software) 24-Aug-2015 Later Stage VC 0000 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000000
00000000000000 17-Nov-2014 00000 00000 000.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000000
inStream (Business/Productivity Software) 18-Jul-2012 Later Stage VC 00.000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Out of Business 00000 000000000
Apperian 30-Dec-2010 Seed Round 00.00 Network Management Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000000
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James Geshwiler Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Harmonix (Entertainment Software) 23-Nov-2021 Merger/Acquisition
00000000 (00000000 01-Jun-2018 000 00 00000000
00000000 11-Jan-2017 0000000000
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James Geshwiler Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
James Geshwiler Angel Investor 0 0 Boston, MA
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