David Imada

David Imada

Business Advisor

East Bay SBDC

About Me:

David Imada at Edgewood Venture, LLC loves helping people become successful in business, starting non profits, grant writing, serving on advisory boards, and mentoring college students with their career choices.  He has spent the majority of his career in the high-tech industry in Silicon Valley, gaining experience in areas such as E-commerce, Go to Market, Cyber Security, Block Chain, Health/Fitness, Sales, and Marketing.  With degrees in Finance, Accounting, Management, IT and minors in Sales/Marketing and Creative Writing, he is well versed with education and practical skill sets to assist with Business Plans, Marketing Plans, Proposal, Pitch Decks, and drafting and negotiation a wide range of legal documents.  Originally from Hawaii, David moved to California during the height of the Dot.Com boom and worked at Oracle, Pharmacyclics, Visa, Texas Instruments and other Fortune 500 companies. While living in Hawaii, David started many first in Hawaii, the first online dating service in Hawaii, prepared convenience meals sold in Safeway, virtual Florist, and web concerts.


MBA Management/Marketing, Hawaii Pacific University
BA Finance, University of Hawaii

Expertise: Business Planning Business/Partnership Development