Investing Profile

James Joaquin(1)


San Francisco, California
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Apple Computer Network
Obvious Ventures Managing Director
$1M - $5.0M
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Beam Organics
Seed RoundOct 2019$5M
Co-investors: Chris Cunningham (C2Ventures)
Career Karma
Seed RoundJul 2019$1.5M
Co-investors: Kim-Mai Cutler (Initialized Capital), Brian Dixon (Kapor Capital), Garry Tan (Initialized Capital), Jewel Burks (Collab Capital), Erik Torenberg (Village Global), Michael Seibel (Y Combinator), Edward Lando (Pareto Holdings), Caterina Fake (Yes VC), Fern Mandelbaum (Vista Venture Partners), Kevin Lee, Justin Rosenstein, Iman Abuzeid, Anthony Pompliano, Baron Davis
Seed RoundMar 2019$5.4M
Co-investors: Robin Godenrath (Picus Capital)
Series AMay 2015$3.7M
Series AMay 2015$31M
Seed RoundMar 2014$2.8M
Co-investors: Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures), Zachary Bogue (DCVC (Data Collective)), Georges Harik, Adrian Aoun
Seed RoundSep 2014$2M
Co-investors: Daniel Levine (Accel), David Wadhwani (Greylock), Howard Morgan (B Capital Group), Alice Lloyd George (RRE Ventures), Jai Choi (Tekton Ventures), Sujay Jaswa (WndrCo LLC), Andrew Miklas (S28 Capital), Ellen Levy (Silicon Valley Connect), Drew Houston, George Hu, Arash Ferdowsi
Seed RoundMay 2014$3.4M
Seed RoundJan 2012$3.3M
Co-investors: Raj Sandhu (Great Oaks Venture Capital), Andrew Boszhardt (Great Oaks Venture Capital)
Sustainability Health Wellness CPG FinTech Computational Biology
Enterprise Ad Tech SaaS Cyber Security
Co-Founder Obvious Ventures2014 - Present
Partner Catamount Ventures2011 - 2014
Chairman Pixelpipe2009 - 2013
President & CEO Xmarks (formerly Foxmarks)2008 - 2010
Venture Partner Bridgescale Partners2007 - 2008
President & CEO Xoom Corporation2005 - 2006
President & CEO Ofoto A Kodak Company1999 - 2004
Co-founder & VP Business Development When Inc. (acquired by AOL)1998 - 1999
Newton Marketing & Business Development Apple Computer1989 - 1995