Venture Capital Insurance, Wealth Management, Identity, Alternative Data, FinTech, Marketing Tech
Words of Wisdom
"If you want to build a ship, don't assign work; rather, teach people to long for the endless immensity of the sea" – Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Vice President, Venture Investing
“I am invigorated by the opportunities to work with people who are audacious enough to change the world, and humble enough to realize they cannot do it in a vacuum – let me help.”
Jimmy invests in and collaborates with startups that are fundamentally changing the landscape of the Financial Services and Financial Technology industries, as well as spending time in Data Analytics and Marketing Tech. With unprecedented demand and expectations from both enterprises and consumers, and an evolving technology stack, seismic shifts will create opportunities for unprecedented growth.
Jimmy started his career in management consulting, where he advised companies using granular data and analytics. Next, he joined Facebook where he held pivotal roles on the Monetization Analytics and Product Marketing teams to help drive monetization efforts in mobile and video, in the US and in LTAM. He then joined Canaan Partners where he invested in analytics platforms and financial technology.
Jimmy received his MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and has a S.B. in Mathematics and a S.B. in Management Science from MIT. He is an avid winter athlete, an amateur photographer, and a professional loyalty points collector.
Jimmy’s online presence is located here: www.jimmyzhu.com