Jim Babcock

Jim Babcock


Founder of Cthulhu Ventures LLC


Jim Babcock founded what is now Cthulhu Ventures in 2007, prior to which he was a co-founder (in 1977), CEO, and, ultimately, Chairman of Babcock & Brown Limited, a global investment-banking and funds-management firm that was listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) in 2004.

Prior to founding Babcock & Brown, Jim spent 2 ½ painful years practicing corporate and tax law, having graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College and Harvard Law School (where he was a member and officer of the Harvard Law Review), and serving for a year as a law clerk to Judge James R. Browning on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

In addition to acting as CEO and Chairman of Cthulhu Ventures, Jim serves on the boards of a number of the companies in which Cthulhu Ventures has invested, including, inter alia, the Warner Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry, Collaborative Medicinal Development, Collaborative Aggregates, and Advantage for Analysts.