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James Gutierrez


Member, Board Of Directors

Since October 2010
  • -- SEO San Francisco Advisory Board (2011 - present): Built off a highly successful after-school program for inner city public high school students in NY, SEO SF is focused on improving high school graduation and college matriculation rates for Latino/African American students in SF public schools.-- Association for Enterprise Opportunity (AEO) (2010 - present): Largest trade association for micro-business lenders in the US.-- Silicon Valley Leadership Group (2010 - 2012): Representing Silicon Valley's innovation, CEOs and business interests in Sacramento, Washington DC and locally.

Insikt Ventures

Insikt Ventures
Since June 2012
  • $5 million VC fund (together with Insikt Partners) focused on seed and Series A investments in fintech and consumer. Exited companies include OnDeck Capital (IPO), Blends Labs, and Zimbio. Other investments include ThatGameCompany (maker of Sky), Listo!, Aura, Wyre, and Talent.

Master's Degree

Stanford University

2003 to 2005
MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business

Bachelor's Degree

Yale University

1995 to 1999
BA in Economics
  • Scaling
  • Liquidity
  • Business Growth
  • Building Breakthrough
  • Innovation in FinTech
  • Credit and Payment Specialization
  • Venture Capital
  • Responsible Practices
  • Inclusion
  • Regulatory Policy