Startups, Funding, innovation, Silicon Valley, incubator

About GLJ Group

We live the startup model

We embrace the Startup Ecosystem, leverage global excellence and apply it to all aspects of our business. 


We believe: 

  • The future of innovation will be driven by private investment through innovation ecosystems and global teams.


  • The Startup Model is unique from other business models and must be approached accordingly. 


  • Innovation Hubs will replace universities for entrepreneurs.


As a result we:

  • Build and Nurture ideas
  • Incubate and Accelerate Business 
  • Educate and Connect Ecosystems


Our mission is to enable any region in the world to achieve sustainable business and economic growth utilizing the Startup Model.


Gary Jinks is the GLJ of GLJ Group 

Gary is President of GLJ Group and Founder/Managing Director of South Valley Angels. Gary has created and launched innovation his entire career.  As the founder of GLJ Group he led strategic direction and proposals development for corporate R&D, capturing over $300M in new business. In 2010 Gary shifted complete focus to the startup community, launching South Valley Angels in 2011. Gary has provided direction and guidance to hundreds of startups, worked with the top incubators and has developed a global ecosystem.  On the technical side Gary developed military vehicles, managed multi-million-dollar budgets and developed high performance teams for FMC, United Defense, BAE Systems and Rockwell Collins.

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Our Entrepreneur driven approach puts the entrepreneur in control, creates more sustainable businesses for investors and optimizes the Startup Model for more consistent exits.

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