Jay Jamison
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Jay Jamison


Personal blog: www.jayjamison.com
Menlo Park, California, United States
Accredited investor
Member since January 12, 2011
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Jay Jamison's the name, building startups is the game. Quote_down
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I am a(n):

Investor

If you are an entrepreneur, why?

I want to change the world.

My favorite startups:

Foodspotting, others not yet announced

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

The most rewarding thing to see is the outstanding value passionately committed people can create with very little money.

Frustration goes with the territory.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?

Aiming too low in their aspirations.

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

1) Aim high
2) Work fast
3) Engage with users every day

Full bio

Jay Jamison, Venture Partner, joined BlueRun Ventures in November 2010 and is based in Menlo Park.  He focuses on early stage mobile, consumer and enterprise opportunities. 

Jay has 12 years of product management and marketing experience in the software and internet industry.  Previous experience includes leading Microsoft Japan’s Windows Business Group as Senior Director, and other senior level roles at Microsoft in product management and marketing.  Jay also successfully founded and led Moonshoot, a venture backed online English education service for children. 

Jay is a popular speaker on topics of entrepreneurship and building businesses. He has been a featured speaker at the Startup Digest University, the Hacker Dojo, and the Founders Showcase.  He is also a Mentor at the Founders Institute. 

He received his MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business and holds a BA from Duke University.