|Venture Fund Member Profile
Since its founding in 1994, RRE Ventures has been dedicated to helping talented management teams build industry-leading companies. Today we manage $850 million in assets dedicated to investing in private information technology companies. We focus on rapidly growing markets in the software, communications, and financial services industries. We back entrepreneurs and management teams that possess the industry knowledge, vision, and discipline to create market-dominating companies. Our team brings a unique combination of management, operations, and investment expertise, as well as an unrivaled network of relationships, to help our entrepreneurs drive growth.
At RRE, we have one mission...to help entrepreneurs build great companies.
||James Robinson IV|
Jim Robinson is a co-Founder & Managing Partner of RRE Ventures. He has been active within the technology community for over twenty years as a venture capitalist, entrepreneur and banker.
Since co-founding RRE in late 1994, Jim has been responsible for over thirty technology investments, with a focus on digital consumer, enterprise and financial services technologies. He is currently a Director of AdaptiveBlue (semantic personalization) GoMobo (mobile order systems), iCrossing (e-marketing technologies), Mixed Signals (digital broadcast monitoring), m-Via (mobile remittances), OpenPeak (home infotainment platforms), SmartPay Jieyin (mobile top-up & payments in China), Vivre (luxury brand retailing), and WisdomTree (developer of indexes/ETFs).
While earning a dual degree in Computer Science and Business Administration at Antioch College during the early 1980's, Jim worked as a programmer for state government, and later founded and was President of IV Systems Inc., a firm that created small business applications for unix workstations. In 1986, Mr. Robinson joined JP Morgan & Company, where he spent four years working on technology-related assignments, first within the group charged with building global risk management systems, and later as an investment banker in corporate finance. Mr. Robinson earned an MBA from Harvard in 1992, and subsequently joined Hambrecht & Quist Venture Capital in San Francisco. While at H & Q he led investments primarily within the software and communications sectors.
Jim is involved in several non-profit endeavors, with a particular interest in children’s issues and rights. He is also involved with the New York Software Industry Association (NYSIA), the New York City Investment Fund's Information Technology Group, and as a member of the Advisory Board of the National Association of Drug Abuse Problems. Jim has been a member of the Young President's Organization since 1998.
||GoMobo Mobile payment application allowing customers to order ahead and pay online or with a text message in order to skip lines at busy quick service restaurants.|
||On Deck Capital, Inc. Proprietary financial products and technology that improve upon standard credit models to offer performance-based loans to small businesses that may not have access to traditional bank financing.|
||Tendril, Inc. Powers 21st century smart energy infrastructure by providing an end-to-end platform connecting consumer in-home devices (like smart thermostats) to utilities back-office applications, enabling consumers and energy providers to efficiently manage smart energy for life.|
||Peek Personal mobile email device, from the founders of Virgin Mobile USA.|
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