James Cossler Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 1

  • Exits
  • 1


James Cossler General Information


Mr. James Cossler is an Angel Investor. He served as Chief Executive Officer at Youngstown Business Incubator. He is better known throughout the country as the organization's Chief Evangelist. From his position as Senior Vice President for Corporate Services of the Regional Chamber of Commerce, Jim joined YBI in 1997 as its C.E.O when it was positioned as a traditional, "mixed use" incubator and became the primary architect of its transformation into the nationally known incubator, accelerator and managed technology cluster that YBI is today. His primary role is to serve as a mentor and entrepreneurial expert to YBI's portfolio of companies as well as to build and manage the internal and external relations and networks necessary for their growth and success. Jim serves on Business and Computer Science Advisory Boards at Kent State University, the University of Akron, Hiram University and Youngstown State University of which he is an alumnus with a major in Philosophic Literature. With a major like that, the whole Chief Evangelist thing starts to make sense.

Business Details

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)

James Cossler Investments (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Campus Shift 22-May-2013 00000 00000 0000 Information Services (B2C) Out of Business

James Cossler Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Campus Shift 01-Oct-2018 000 00 00000000

James Cossler Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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James Cossler Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
James Cossler Angel Investor 0

James Cossler FAQs

  • Who is James Cossler?

    James Cossler is an angel Investor who has made 1 investment.

  • What kind of investor is James Cossler?

    James Cossler is an angel investor.

  • What does James Cossler do?

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

  • What has James Cossler invested in?

    James Cossler has invested in Campus Shift within the Information Services (B2C) industry.

  • What has James Cossler invested in recently?

    James Cossler's latest investment was on 22-May-2013 in Campus Shift, a company within the Information Services (B2C) industry.

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