James Jones Jr.
Co-Founder & CEO of Bump
James Jones Jr. is the Founder and CEO of Bump, which provides financial tools for YouTube, Snap, and Instagram content creators, a class of professionals misunderstood by traditional financial institutions. Bump helps creators realize undiscovered revenue opportunities and understand their market value.
Based in Los Angeles, Bump is backed by the world’s best investors such as H/L Ventures, Plug and Play, Sixty8 Capital, Snap, Connetic Ventures, Expert Dojo Ventures, Meridian Capital, Heirloom Ventures, Symphonic Capital and has partnerships with leading companies such as Mastercard and Visa.
Mr. Jones has been featured in Forbes, Fortune, Essence, Black Enterprise, TechCrunch, and many other publications. Jones was named Student of the Year in 2002, a Thomson Reuters Superlawyer in 2017 and Black Enterprise’s Tech Entrepreneur of the Year in 2019. He has a BA in Communications from Winston-Salem State University, a JD from the University of Florida, and a Scaling Ventures Certificate from Harvard Business School.