James is a Korean-Canadian entrepreneur and startup consultant who has helped public and private companies in North America access capital through equity, debt, government funding and go-public transactions. With a background mixing investment banking and hedge funds, James advises management teams in agriculture, tech, retail, e-commerce and CPG sectors, helping them with storytelling, fundraising and viral growth on social media. James co-founded a Health Canada-approved hangover remedy, Revive Kit, led its expansion to the United States, Mexico and Europe as CEO, and continues to serve on its board today. He also advises a social media startup that has driven billions of social media impressions for major brands such as Tiktok and Budweiser. James also serves as Director, North America in Hillstone Partners, a Korean private equity fund, and as mentor and Partner Liaison to the Techstars Korea Accelerator.