James Wing

James Wing

Investor

James is an Investor at TenOneTen as well as a Business Development Principal with NCPartners, a venture arm of the video game company NCSOFT. Previously, James was a founding member of Griffin Gaming Partners, and a Coordinator in Interactive Ventures, Games & Digital Strategy at Lionsgate. In his role at Lionsgate, James was the liaison for Lionsgate’s investment in the global esports franchise, Immortals Gaming Club. Prior to Lionsgate, James started his career in traditional media and entertainment at the Hollywood talent agency, ICM Partners. James also serves on the VC Advisory Board for the Los Angeles Venture Association, is a Global Expert with Blockchain Founders Fund, and co-taught the course ‘The Business of Esports’ as an Adjunct Professor at USC.

g"Hometown + Education

La Grange, Illinois

Middleburry College, BS 

Before TenOneTen

Principal at GGP, background in traditional media and esports

Nerdiest thing about you

I have 2300 hours logged in Destiny 1

What brought you to LA?

Showbiz! I wanted to be a producer originally, so I could justify my Film degree

Most "LA" thing you've done?

Driving from Brentwood to Pasadena for a breakfast burrito

 

What areas do you focus on as an investor?

Gaming / Tech / Web3

Best piece of advice you've ever gotten

Worry about what you can control

What tech gets you endlessly excited?

Crossplatform gameplay

What do you do outside of work?

Happiest playing video games in an RGB illuminated room but I also love snowboarding and golf

Why did you join TenOneTen?

I really value the relationships built with founders as well as the forward thinking yet practical mentality with which TenOneTen approaches venture capital