Founder and CEO
"David is a Fintech executive, startup mentor and equity crowdfunding professional. He coached one thousand plus startup founders on all aspects of successful business planning, marketing, social media engagement, with a strong emphasis on raising pre-seed and seed capital to launch their venture.
David has proven success in RIA asset management, Reg. A+ Reg. CF online offerings and Venture Capital funding campaigns. He advised his recent client on planning and launching a CRE STO digital offering on Vertalo in Austin, Texas. David has a firm grasp of the developing digital asset marketplace combining FinTech proven success with Wall Street accomplishments.
He founded Blankman Asset Management SEC Registered Investment Adviser managing client investment portfolios. Helped launch, co-manage and raised 55M in AUM for a private placement SEC registered mutual fund. As VP of institutional client group, he raised over $300 million in funding for exempt private placement securities issuers.
A very high close ratio when working with ultra-high net worth investors and qualified mutual fund managers. David is a skilled motivational speaker and advisor for startups, professional investors, and emerging growth companies.
David and his wife Joy split their time living between Houston, Texas and in summer their mountaintop property in Colorado. He has two grown sons, granddaughter and grandson. He enjoys looking for ancient stone tools and relics on his property, wildlife photography, Jeep 4x4 off road excursions on the public lands in Colorado.