A Houston-based and founder-led, venture capital firm providing guidance, relationships, & capital to accelerate growth & scale

Founded by serial entrepreneur Jim M. Jacobsen, our startup studio partners at the seed stage with passionate and driven entrepreneurs to produce outsized return potential in the areas of ecommerce, technology, hospitality, and real estate. With over $3 billion of enterprise return value created by our founder thus far, The J understands the value of risk-taking. It's our passion to guide those who dare to fail greatly and achieve greatly.


Our Team

Jim M. Jacobsen
Founder & CEO
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Joel A. Kennedy
Chief Financial Officer
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Adrian Garcia
Chief Marketing Officer
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Arthur Mooso
Chief Digital Marketing Officer
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