I add value by creating the original vision, finding investors, and evangelizing the technologies I'm passionate about. More than anything I enjoy finding experienced professionals to partner with and building up a talented team that can develop that early vision into a real product or platform.
In 2014, I co-founded the Decentralized Applications Venture Fund the world's first all digital commodity venture fund.
In 2013, I co-founded BitAngels.co, the first global veteran entrepreneur & angel network investing in Bitcoin.
In 2011, I co-founded Engine Inc. and began assembling a team of talented programmers to build the Alpha version of the software with the goal of automating our digital lives.
In 2007, I founded General Governance to identify locations for the private provision of security, patrol, restitution, mediation, and arbitration services.
In January of 2007, I co-founded Aquatic Energy LLC an algae food and fuel focued bio tech company which received $7.3 million in investment + $7 million of "in kind contributions" from Strategic Partners.
In 2005, I co-founded Baltimore Biodiesel, by 2006 the company received $6 million in funding to construct the largest biodiesel plant in Maryland (5 MGY of production) still in operation.
David A. Johnston has been a highly successful entrepreneur. David has created numerous prosperous businesses and helps other entrepreneurs reach their goals and ambitions. His expertise is helping my startup reach maximum potential.
Founder of a company David Johnston advised
Visionary, focused, experienced, strong leadership traits, effective speaker, appropriate temperament, and fun to work with.
Co-founded biodiesel manufacturing business. Worked with several startups in energy industry.
David is a driven and intelligent visionary. He brings a creative approach to management and project development.
David's a true visionary with deep expertise in bitcoin, blockchain technologies and decentralization. His unique ideas and guidance have been instrumental in helping to guide our strategy, fundraising and business model at breadwallet. David's enthusiasm and positive energy bleeds into all aspects of his business, fueling growth for his ventures as well as the crypto industry overall.