Charles Michael Yim
Charles Michael Yim is a seasoned 4x serial entrepreneur and angel investor from Silicon Valley with 2 successful exits who’s passionate about inventing and building innovative consumer focused technologies - currently economy sharing (co-living)/education while previously in Fintech/Blockchain (crypto), consumer Medical Devices (oral health, weight-loss, diabetes), Crowdfunding, SMB (daily deals/loyalty), and Enterprise Security. Charles is best known for being a Reality TV Star on ABC's Emmy Award winning show Shark Tank where he convinced all 5 celebrity investors including Mark Cuban to invest $1M together into Breathometer. Charles then placed 1st out of 10,000 startups in Sir Richard Branson’s Xtreme Tech Challenge competition earning a direct investment.
Charles has appeared on ABC's hit show Shark Tank and has been interviewed by Forbes, Fortune, CNBC’s Squawk Box, Dr. Oz, GMA, ABC News, CNN, BBC, MSNBC, Inc. Magazine, 500 Startups, TechCrunch, Mashable, Venture Beat, Buzzfeed, USA Today, NY Times, Fox Business News, HuffPost, Wall Street Journal, etc. Charles was nominated for Forbes' top 30under30 under Technology and a Champion of Change for Crowd-funding Entrepreneurs at the White House in 2013 where he met with President Obama. Charles is the Managing Partner of Shark Tank Ventures and cMy Ventures as well as a mentor at Stanford University's StartX Accelerator Program and 500 Startups. Charles has authored multiple patents in design and utility for breath analysis and is currently writing his first book on entrepreneurship. Charles graduated with a B.S. in Business Economics from UC Riverside and from Stanford Graduate School of Business.