James joined Spark Capital growth in 2018 and is based in the New York office.
Prior to joining Spark, James spent 3 years at Allen & Company, a New York-based investment bank, where he focused on internet, enterprise software, media companies and sports franchises. He evaluated Allen’s early-stage principal investments and advised clients on M&A and equity financings for companies like LinkedIn, Twitter, SiriusXM, Cloudera, Roku, and NBA franchises, among others.
James graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in Philosophy, Politics and Economics. Prior to Penn, James performed as Gavroche in the Broadway production and National Tour of Les Miserables, among other acting credits. He enjoys jazz music, politics and New York sports.