Dylan James has 20+ years of international business development experience, working extensively throughout the US, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.
Prior to joining Young America Capital, Dylan held senior roles at Microsoft, Forbes, and Fast Company. He co-founded a startup with Whoopi Goldberg, Candice Bergen, Peggy Noonan, and Lesley Stahl, now called PureWow, which was acquired by Pilot Group and Vayner Media.
Most recently, Dylan worked with Jon Bond (co-founder of Kirshenbaum Bond + Partners), MAEKAN (Hypebeast co-founders), Danny Zappin (founder of Maker Studio), and Cool Hunting (former Razorfish co-founders).
In a pro bono capacity, Dylan is an advisor to Astia Angels which supports women entrepreneurs.
FINRA Licenses: Series 79, 63, and SIE
Industry/vertical focus: Clean tech, agriculture, renewable energy, infrastructure