Start the day with Waffles and Wisdom: A Reality Check On Startup Funding. Enjoy amazing scratch-made Waffles and Waffle Sauce, while gaining important and timely business wisdom. Our guest, JIm Nelson is an entrepreneur and senior executive, whose career spans both financial services technology and healthcare. Currently, Jim is the CEO / Co-founder of the American Epilepsy Institute. His previous roles include CEO/founder of technology investment fund Knosys Investments, CEO/Co-founder of natural resource venture, RainSeed, Asia CIO of Nomura International, Asia CIO role with Dresdner Kleinwort, as well as various roles with major investment banks in Europe and the US. Additionally, Jim was co-founder of the UK’s largest online commercial finance platform, SimplyBusiness, which exited to the Traveler’s Group in early 2017 for ~$500M.
Jim holds an MS from UT’s McCombs School of Business and a BA from Baylor University.
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