As Partner at Medina Capital, Tony Jimenez is responsible for the operational functions of the fund including financial, regulatory compliance and legal aspects. Tony monitors and tracks existing investments, reviews potential investments, and provides investor relation’s support to the fund’s limited partners.
Tony has over 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur and venture capitalist in the technology sector. Prior to joining Medina Capital, Tony was a Principal at Richmond Global Ventures, a $110 million AUM global venture capital fund based in Silicon Valley and New York City. Richmond is an early-stage VC that invests in global technology companies in the United States, Latin America, Asia and emerging markets.
Tony also has operational experience in both the B2B and B2C consumer sector as a founder of an e-commerce food and beverage brand he launched in 2018 called JOI. Tony is passionate about supporting plant-based brands and sharing his experience about how a plant-based lifestyle saved his life.
Mr. Jiménez is also an Advisory Board member at eMerge Americas, a Miami-based global technology platform, founded by Medina Capital, that supports early-stage entrepreneurs throughout the Western Hemisphere by leveraging Miami as its convening hub. Tony is also a Co-Founder of Roots of Hope, a human rights advocacy non-profit organization that empowers Cuban entrepreneurs through technology.
Tony began his career in Washington, D.C. working in Presidential politics as an operations manager for President George W. Bush’s campaign. Mr. Jimenez worked at the White House Office of Political Affairs and was subsequently appointed as an aide to U.S. Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez.
Tony has a Bachelors in Liberal Arts & Sciences from the University of Florida and an M.B.A. in Design Strategy from the California College of the Arts in San Francisco, CA.