“Yet, for some reason, entrepreneurs are often asked to run their businesses the same way that a massive corporation might be run. I’ve found that I’ve been most helpful when listening closely to entrepreneurs and their customers as they figure out how to scale their business.”
James Cham, Principal
James joined Trinity Ventures in 2010, with over five years of investing experience in consumer services, enterprise software and digital media companies. Prior to Trinity, James was a Vice President at Bessemer Venture Partners where he was instrumental in eight new investments in consumer internet services, security and digital media sectors along with a number of seed investments.
Before Bessemer, James was a consultant with the Boston Consulting Group where he developed marketing strategies for entertainment and IT companies. Earlier, he built web applications for start ups as a Principal at Zefer and developed IT systems for Fortune 500 companies as a software developer at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture).
While at Bessemer, James was a board member at CrowdFlower and Open Candy and a board observer at LifeLock, ReputationDefender, Sonic Mule and BillShrink.
Consumer services, social media and digital media.
MBA, Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management
AB, Computer Science, Harvard College
Follow James on @jamescham