As a scientist, engineer and lifelong inventor, Founder and Chief Investment Officer David Van Wie established Aventurine to help inventors and entrepreneurs source capital and execute growth strategies as well as provide strategic advice to IP investment managers. He is a Silicon Valley veteran with over 30 years of experience as an entrepreneur. David has been a tech financier, startup coach and advisor for over 20 years. He has served as both an officer, director and investor of private and public companies.
David is named on over 200 issued US patents and published applications. His background spans all phases of portfolio prosecution, licensing, litigation and partnering. The issued patents have generated billions of dollars in royalties through licensing relationships with leading global businesses over many years.