J Heart Ventures is a venture capital and investment holding company that invests in early-to-mid-stage startups and entrepreneurs.

Founded by Jonathan Hung in 2016, JHV provides investment capital and helps its portfolio companies with consulting, mentorship, and networking assistance to optimally position each company for success.

JHV believes in backing founders who are willing to demonstrate a true passion and grit to their ideas and values.

At JHV, we want companies that show the right combination of persistence and execution when it comes to achieving success.

Jonathan Hung -
Managing Partner

Jonathan is an experienced professional with expertise in operations management, finance, business development, multinational business strategy, entrepreneurship, networking, data analysis, and leadership.

Besides running JHV, Jonathan is the President of United Overseas Textile Corporation. An international clothing manufacturing and textile business that was started by his father in 1996. UOTC specializes in designing and manufacturing apparel in partnership with retailers such as Amazon, Burlington, and Costco.

In addition, Jonathan is the co-Managing Partner of Unicorn Venture Partners. UVP is a venture capital fund focused on hands-on engagement with their founders and portfolio companies.

Jonathan has also worked at Morgan Stanley, UBS, and Cummins.

He holds various degrees from the University of Southern California, London School of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Jonathan serves as a Co-Executive Producer for The Bay which won him a 2017-2018 Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Digital Daytime Drama Series. The show can be watched on Amazon.

He endowed the D.W.J. Hung Fellowship Fund at the Wharton School. The purpose of the Fund is to provide financial support to a graduate student in the Wharton MBA Program with preference for students with an interest and/or background in entrepreneurship.

Jonathan’s charitable activities include serving on the advisory board of the Los Angeles Metro Salvation Army and numerous charitable causes contributions across the country.

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Portfolio Companies
Partners

Jonathan and J Heart Ventures serve as Limited Partner in numerous Venture Capital funds such as the following:

 Bam Ventures (Rich Jun and Brian Lee)
 Casa Verde Capital (Snoop Dogg)
 Canyon Creek Capital (Buck Jordan)
 Fika Ventures (TX Zhuo & Eva Ho)
 Garuda Ventures (James Richards & Rishi Taparia)
 Refactor Capital (David Lee)
 Summit Action (Summit Series)
 Zuma Ventures (David Carter)

 

Press/Articles

Wharton Stories: How This Family-Owned Business Operator Is Discovering New Opportunities in Wharton’s EMBA Program

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