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This is a bit different of an approach to investing where the investor takes a much more active advisory role in the company and is often adopted into the leadership team. Hiring challenge- How to solve your issues when the root of the issues is YOU! Focus not on what you want but what the company needs.
Robert Davis grew up here in HB , started in Aerospace, to a snowboard manufacturing , Thermal Snowboards. Thermal snowboards made products for companies like 5150 & Joyride. The company was acquired in 1995 by RIDE, a publicly traded Company and then obtained by k2. At that point, Robert was the VP of Operations. In 1997 Robert left and started Avid Ink. He effectively built the company from one employee to over 250 and $24 mil in revenue. This all from a 25k loan from his family! He successfully exited the company in 2015.
Today, He is Founder and CEO of both Y7 Collective and his newly acquired company, Communities for Cause, a mobile app that works with local merchants and allows the merchants to give money to specific non profits chosen by the user. He is also Member of Tech Coast Angels, Orange County & OCTANe's Launch Pad Panel.
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