James McKelvey

Co-Founder at Square, Inc.

James McKelvey

James McKelvey

Co-Founder at Square, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Square, Inc.
Third Degree Glass Factory
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RelSci Relationships

5567

Number of Boards

7

Birthday

10/1965

Age

54

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Co-Founder at Twitter, Inc.

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Partner at Sequoia Capital

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Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President at Goldman Sachs Asset Management LP

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Former General Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC

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Director, Celect Program & Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship at Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin School of Business

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Advisor at Stadia Ventures LLC

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President Emeritus at Harvard University

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President at Prairie View A&M University

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Chief Financial Officer & Director at LockerDome LLC

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Director of Commencement at Washington University in St. Louis

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James McKelvey
Co-Founder at Square, Inc.
Education
BS Computer Science

The mission of Washington University in St. Louis is the promotion of learning — learning by students and by faculty. Teaching, the transmission of knowledge, is central to our mission, as is research, the creation of new knowledge. Faculty — composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions — serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care. The university offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs.

Career History
Partner
2016 - Current

Fintop Capital invests in finance and software companies located in US. The firm provides financing for early stage capital requirements.

Special Adviser
2015 - Current

Green Visor Capital invests in early stage financial companies located in the US.

Co-Founder
2009 - Current

Square, Inc. engages in the provision of credit card payment processing solutions. It is a cohesive commerce ecosystem that helps sellers start, run, and grow their businesses. Once a seller downloads the Square Point of Sale mobile app, they can quickly and easily take their first payment, typically within minutes. Once on this system, sellers gain access to features such as next-day settlements, digital receipts, payment dispute management, data security, and Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance. The firm offers additional point-of-sale services, financial services, and marketing services. The company was founded by Jack Dorsey and Jim McKelvey in February 2009 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Boards & Committees
Member, Advisory Board
Current

aisle411, Inc. provides mobile in-store location services platform for retailers. Its platform allows shoppers to map products, offers, and lists by aisle location, as well as discover information based on a shopper's in-store location; and enables retailers to reach shoppers at the shelf with context and location relevant information that enhances the shopper experience. Its indoor retail mapping and location service, and mobile platform allows shoppers to navigate through retail stores to find exactly what they want by collecting, organizing, and monetizing retailers' product inventory, location data, and enterprise software space planning systems and store maps. The company was founded by Matthew Kulig and Nathan M. Pettyjohn in April 2008 and is headquartered in St. Louis, MO.

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Tenure Unconfirmed

Kabbage, Inc. engages in the provision of online financing services to the small and medium sized businesses. Its products include SMB lending, consumer lending, customer service platform, portfolio performance app, mobile lending app, and cabbage card. The company was founded by Robert J. Frohwein, Marc J. Gorlin, and Kathryn T. Petralia in 2011 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

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2016

The mission of Washington University in St. Louis is the promotion of learning — learning by students and by faculty. Teaching, the transmission of knowledge, is central to our mission, as is research, the creation of new knowledge. Faculty — composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions — serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care. The university offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs.

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Square, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Square, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Roadie, Inc. operates neighbor-to-neighbor shipping network. It develops a delivery ride sharing application software. . The firm provides local and long haul solutions on same day, next day, and weekends. The company was founded in 2014 by Marc J. Gorlin and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

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Shift Technologies, Inc. offers a platform for buying, selling, and servicing of used cars. The company was founded by George Arison, Joel Washington, Christian Ohler, Minnie Ingersoll, and Morgan Knutson on December 9, 2013 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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LockerDome LLC operates a social media platform for sports. Its platform is used by athletes, fans, parents, and coaches to consume content and interact with like-minded people around their favorite sports interests. The company was founded in July 2008 by Gabriel Lozano and is headquartered in St. Louis, MO.

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Advisors
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Co-Chair, Media, Entertainment & Technology Practice Group at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

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Partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

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