OverviewPrior to founding Sunrise Ventures, Jim was C.E.O. and Chairman of Trade Service Corporation, a privately owned information content and services company. Jim has extensive entrepreneurial experience having built a portfolio company from 5 million to over 50 million in revenue. He has negotiated and completed over 20 mergers and acquisitions varying in size from 1 to 90 million dollars.
Jim spends most of his time working with Internet, e-commerce and next-generation software businesses. Jim is focused on valuable services and applications to streamline business processes and consumer purchases.
Jim received his Bachelors degree from the University of California at Santa Barbara and his MBA from the U.C.L.A. graduate school of business.