Fred Haney: SBEC Mentor

Fred Haney

Fred Haney is a venture capital fund manager, private investor and entrepreneur. He is a co-founder of NovaDigm Therapeutics, Inc. and served as Chairman of the Board. He was a co-founder of Dynamic Reconfigurable Computing, Inc., San Jose, CA, and PulSentry, Inc., Torrance, CA. Fred was the founder and manager of 3i Ventures, California, a top-quartile venture capital fund that invested $80 Million in sixty companies. He has served on the board of directors of thirty private companies and four public companies, including Rainbow Technologies. He founded Monday Club in 1984, and he was a co-founder, in 1997, of Tech Coast Angels. Fred received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University. He was selected as “Director of the Year for Early Stage Companies” by the Forum for Corporate Directors in 2002, and as “Mentor/Angel of the Year” by the American Electronics Association in 1999.

Specialties

  • High tech startup companies
  • Board of directors
  • Finance strategy and company valuation
  • Competitive strategy
  • Team building
  • Venture capital and angel funding
  • Business strategy
  • Corporate management

Industries

  • Computer and software
  • Internet
  • Electronics
  • Medical devices
  • Biotechnology