Joyce Kim

Joyce Kim is chairperson of the board and cofounder of


Joyce began her career as an attorney at Sherman & Sterling and Wilmer Hale while also working pro bono at Sanctuary for Families and the Innocence Project. She became CEO of Soompi in 2006 and cofounded simplehoney, a mobile commerce startup, in 2011. Before cofounding Stellar Development Foundation, Joyce was a VC at Freestyle Capital. She graduated from Cornell University at the age of 19, followed by graduate school at Harvard and Columbia Law School. Joyce is currently a Director’s Fellow at the MIT Media Lab.

Joyce Kim from Stellar at the UN
Joyce Kim presenting on Stellar at the United Nations

News about Joyce Kim

Tech Startups Chase Something Other than Profits (Wall Street Journal)

The Woman Changing How Money Moves Around The World (Fast Company)

Stellar Executive Director Joyce Kim Explains Stellar at The Future of Money and Technology Summit. (Bitcoinist)

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