Dave Calone

David Calone is the CEO of Jove Equity Partners, LLC, an investment firm that helps start and build technology companies located throughout the United States. He has served on the boards of twelve privately-held companies in connection with his entrepreneurial and investing activities.

Mr. Calone served as founding National Board Chair for Patriot Boot Camp, a not for profit that helps veterans and active-duty service members start businesses and he now serves as Co-Chair of the DAV (Disabled American Veterans) National Veterans Entrepreneurship Council. He helped organize the bipartisan Congressional Caucus on Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the U.S. House of Representatives, advocating for federal policies that promote job creation through the development of start-ups.

Mr. Calone is the founder of the Long Island Emerging Technologies Fund, which helped launch and provide seed funding for ten early-stage companies based on technology developed at the research institutions on Long Island. A graduate of Harvard Law School, Mr. Calone has an economics degree from Princeton University.