James Smith

James supports client engagements at 19Y Advisors by leveraging his experience as a corporate venture capitalist, investment banker, strategist, and family office advisor. With a focus on the venture capital and startup space, James has a track record of finding and executing successful venture investments, proof of concepts, and partnerships across industries. Prior to 19Y Advisors, James worked in Strategy and Business Development at LexisNexis Risk Solutions where he supported annual strategic planning, evaluation of joint ventures, acquisition targets, due diligence, financial model preparation, and business case analysis. He has been involved in buy and sell-side acquisitions, divestitures, venture capital investments, turnaround situations, and strategic analysis for both private and public corporations, family offices, institutional investors, and startups.

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