What does it mean to
design, build and renovate
companies to be best in class?

At JBI we understand that success is not a chance encounter but a calculated exit, meticulously designed and passionately executed with focus and hard work.

We
design.

For Best in Class
Solutions.

Design

[verb]

JBI is founded as a design-first firm. We believe that success is designed, it does not happen by accident. JBI partners with clients to design for their success, starting with the JBI 10-Point Score evaluation and subsequently the JBI Study, both of which inform a Playbook for growth. Please get in touch with us to learn more.

We
build.

For Best in Class
Solutions.

Build

[verb]

JBI designs and builds technology to deliver success via the technology division, JBI Tech. JBI Tech is focused on simplifying the build of modern software to achieve maximum leverage and scale in a single secure platform. We use our own technology to pilot ideas through to live massive scale platforms, and welcome our partners to do the same.

We
renovate.

For Best in Class
Solutions.

Renovate

[verb]

JBI partners with software companies and engages in renovation to renew or repair a company to good condition/best in class to realize value. JBI places a strong emphasis on effective action, simplicity in approach, and a commitment to JBI’s proven Silicon Valley Playbook process.

Leverage proven method to transform growth trajectories.

The team at JBI has an impressive track record over 3 decades of creating start-ups and renovating companies to successful exit. Proven method, a design-first approach and deep software expertise has led them to their success, having designed, built and renovated core technology and infrastructure for the world’s largest financial organizations.

The JBI Team

The founders of JBI are entrepreneurs that specialize in product design, product marketing, product sales, product build and running products at massive scale. The team has been working together for decades, with successes under their belts including Synergo, Temenos, Netik and most recently, unicorn fintech InvestCloud. 

John Wise

Managing Partner
Unicorn Builder

Michael Smith

Industry Partner
Unicorn Builder

Yaela Shamberg

Industry Partner
Unicorn Builder

Fiona Francois

Operating Partner
Unicorn Builder

Vicent Sos

Operating Partner
Unicorn Builder

Will Bailey

Industry Partner
Unicorn Builder

Mark Trousdale

Industry Partner
Unicorn Builder

Barbara Stutz

Industry Partner
Unicorn Builder

Walker Daniel

Operating Partner
Unicorn Builder

Oriol Zertuche

Industry Partner

Noelle Hozumi

Operating Partner
Unicorn Builder

Sarah Chubak

Operating Partner
Unicorn Builder

Vivienne Hsu

Industry Partner

Colin Close

Co-Founder & Operating Partner
Unicorn Builder

Tanya Wilkins

Partner, Operations
Unicorn Builder

Jordan Johnson

VP of Design

Pete Caslavka

Partner, Head of Strategic Finance
Unicorn Builder

Alex

Alex Achinfiev

Chief Technology
Officer
Unicorn Builder

Thanasi Karachotzitis

Chief of Engineering

Matteo Avellini

VP of Content Development

To learn more, download the JBI Overview booklet.

Learn more about our mission, vision, values and approach in our overview booklet.

Just Build It (JBI) designs, builds and renovates software companies to be best in class. JBI focuses on marketing and innovation to automate and scale the financial sector.

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