James Finn
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James Finn

I currently serve as VP of Strategic Initiatives at Telefónica Digital, before that I worked at Ericsson / RingRing Media / Thumbplay / Zingy and HelloNetwork.

Website: www.pulichino.com
San Francisco, California, United States
Member since June 18, 2013
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Jamie is a battle tested product and business development leader who has launched new products and businesses in 6 countries with both startups and major corporates. Jamie also worked for RingRing Media, Thumbplay, Ericsson and Zingy in senior management roles and is an angel investor in several startups as well as a mobile tech geek. Quote_down
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Type of investor Angel Accelerator Early stage VC Growth stage VC Consulting Corporate Venture
Typical investment size Under $25,000
Typical investments in a year 2
Credentials None
Education
2000 Babson College , BA , Marketing / MIS

I am a(n):

Investor

Companies I work or worked for:
If you are an entrepreneur, why?

Kind of bored and need a change.

My favorite startups:

Citymapper, timehop, VRBO, Voicebase, Matternet

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?

People / Customers

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?

Not getting back up when they get knocked down.

What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?

Never give up, always listen and be prepared for anything

Full bio

Jamie is a battle tested product and business development leader who has

launched new products and businesses in 6 countries with both startups and

major corporates. Most recently Jamie ran communications products in

Telefonica Digital where he lead the development of TU Go (Your phone

service in the cloud) and the acquisition of Tokbox, previously he drove the

acquisition of Jajah which formed the cornerstone of communications products

for Telefonica Digital. 

 

Prior to my roles at Telefónica Digital, I was an advisor to RingRing Media, EVP of Corporate Development at ThumbPlay, Napster Sales Responsible at Ericsson AB, Head of Business Development at Ericsson Mobility World, Vice President of Business Development at Zingy and Director of Business Development at helloNetwork.