Investment Associate Director
James Lee is an investor in Photonfund- Silicon Valley and recently relocated to Boston.
Photonfund is a renowned early stage, deep tech Venture Capital firm. Focus sector includes advance material, Life Science and Semiconductor. Most favorable state is early stage (Seed to A+). Photonfund’s investment thesis is very selective and most chosen venture will be startups commercializing brilliant idea out of academic environment. Among most recent investment, 5 out of 7 portfolio companies are founded at UC-Berkeley and Stanford.
Like every investment member at Photonfund, James is an engineer by training and an entrepreneur with full curiosity. James hold versatile leadership positions in semiconductor, imaging hardware, consumer electronics industry and most enjoys working with creative startups. James’ rich experience in Silicon Valley has successfully helped commercializing numerous innovation ideas into mass production, including sport camera, VR goggle, new retail smart phone and autonomous robotics.
James earned his Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from University of Southern California and MBA degree from Haas school of Business at University of California Berkeley. James is super active as providing mentorship in the entrepreneur communities and also serves as an advisor to incubator programs like Skydeck.
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