James Geshwiler Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 5

  • Exits
  • 5


James Geshwiler General Information


Mr. James Geshwiler is a Co-Founder and serves as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Policy & Chief Investment Officer at Catalyze. He serves as Chief Financial Officer & Chief Revenue Officer at Trail Ridge Power Holdings. He brings 25 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 the U.S. Department of Energy, at the latter managing a team of 30 senior scientists and engineers at the U.S. National Laboratories. Prior to that role, he was the Environment, Science & Technology Officer at the U.S. Department of State's Office of Russian Affairs, handling a wide range of bilateral and multilateral 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 the University of Texas at Austin's Plan II Liberal Arts Honors Program.

Business Details

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

James Geshwiler Investments (5)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Newmetrix 09-May-2022 Later Stage VC 00000 Business/Productivity Software Out of Business 00000 000000000
Harmonix 24-Aug-2015 00000 00000 0000 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000000
InsightSquared 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 00.000 Network Management Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000000

James Geshwiler Exits (5)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Newmetrix 01-Oct-2022 Merger/Acquisition
InsightSquared 14-Jan-2022 0000000000 0000
Harmonix 23-Nov-2021 000000000000000000
inStream (Business/Productivity Software) 01-Jun-2018 Out of Business
Apperian 11-Jan-2017 Buyout/LBO

James Geshwiler Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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James Geshwiler Team (1)

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

James Geshwiler Co-Investors (3)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Jason Mitura 1 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Sheldon Borkin 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
SideCar Angels 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

James Geshwiler FAQs

  • Who is James Geshwiler?

    James Geshwiler is an angel Investor who has made 5 investments.

  • What kind of investor is James Geshwiler?

    James Geshwiler is an angel investor.

  • What does James Geshwiler do?

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

  • What has James Geshwiler invested in?

    James Geshwiler has made numerous investments in companies like Newmetrix, Harmonix, and InsightSquared within the Business/Productivity Software and Entertainment Software industries.

  • What has James Geshwiler invested in recently?

    James Geshwiler's latest investment was on 09-May-2022 in Newmetrix, a company within the Business/Productivity Software industry.

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