James Thomas - Senior Investment Associate (Software)
James is a Senior Investment Associate in the Seed Funds team, whose focus is on early-stage software spin-outs.
James works with teams both before and after they consider forming a company, assisting with the development of business plans and value propositions with a view to the team making applications and pitches for pre-seed and seed investments. James also attends the Board meetings of the University spin-out company Cambridge Touch Technologies as an Observer.
Prior to joining Cambridge Enterprise, James worked for a Cambridge-based software start-up for three years in a variety of internal and client-facing roles. Starting as an analyst delivering consultancy projects for clients, he progressed into account management while also contributing to sales, feature development and testing.
James holds a joint honours degree from the University of Cambridge, having studied Natural Sciences for three years and Management Studies at the Judge Business School for one year.
James joined Cambridge Enterprise in October 2017