Jim Cohen '86

General Partner, Fitz Gate Ventures

Jim is a General Partner at Fitz Gate Ventures, a generalist early-stage venture capital firm with a focus on the NYC and Texas ecosystems and a sub focus in deep tech/hard tech. Jim teaches venture capital investing at Princeton University’s Graduate School and also at Rice University's Jones Graduate School of Business. Jim is a member of the Princeton University Dean for Research's Advisory Council, Princeton University's Keller Center eLab Advisory Committee, Rice University's One Small Step Grant Committee and a mentor to Techstars NYC, the Rice University Lilie Lab, Rice Alliance and the Princeton Entrepreneurship Council. Jim was awarded the 2022 Clio Hall Award from the Princeton University Graduate School in recognition of his class on venture capital.