San Francisco USA
James Beshara is a startup founder, advisor, investor, and writer based in San Francisco, California. He has started multiple companies, selling one (Tilt, acquired by Airbnb), and has invested in a number of multibillion-dollar startups. When he was diagnosed with a heart condition in 2013, his doctor introduced him to several compounds as caffeine alternatives. He’s been researching the world of nootropics since then, and is the best-selling author of the book Beyond Coffee: A Sustainable Guide to Nootropics, Adaptogens, and Mushrooms.