Co-Founder and Managing Director, Los Angeles
“I believe that entrepreneurship is the greatest force for positive change in the world today. Growthink’s products, services, and ideas make a meaningful contribution to the spread and success of entrepreneurship worldwide. This is good and important work.”
Growthink’s co-founder and CEO, Jay Turo has led Growthink’s emergence as one of the nation’s largest strategic advisory and investment banking firms focused on the entrepreneurial marketplace.
Jay has over 25 years of experience in starting, building, advising and investing in high growth firms.
His advisory work spans industries and market sectors, with company clients including Accelerant, Caine & Weiner, C8 Medisensors, Dakim, DCIP, Free Conference, Fresh Games, Green Medical, Innoflight, Integreon, L3D3, Mahar Tool, Margartiaville Apparel, M3 Medical, Mobeze, MyPublicInfo, Nolatek, Ometric, Pocketsonics, Park Group PlC, Precision Time, Raise Capital, Recoup IT, Research Scientists, Sandel Medical, Shimmick Construction, Skyplex Entertainment Group,Spring Medical, Storied Media , Sunglass Hut, Telverse, Thrombovision, XCOM Wireless, and Xorbent, among many others.
Jay has also advised a wide array of corporate clients seeking to inject entrepreneurship and innovation into their organizations, including Deutsche Bank, McKesson, Infospace, Samsung, Porsche, & Paramount Pictures.
Jay is an active angel investor and speaker and writer regarding private equity, entrepreneurship, and technology (See and follow his weekly column here).
Jay has an MBA from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA and earned a Bachelor’s degree with Distinction and with Departmental Honors from Stanford University. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two sons.
Watch Jay discuss entrepreneurship and relate his own experience starting and growing a company.