Amro Albanna

Amro Albanna

Riverside, United States
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Amro Albanna

Amro Albanna

Riverside, United States
Member since January 27, 2017
Amro founded 4 technology startups in software, incubators, GPS/wireless, and video games with a total valuation of $350 million. His most recent venture launched a technology that makes people invisible to mosquitoes which became a best seller on Amazon.com. His experience includes technology commercialization, capital raising, M&A, IPOs, and crowdfunding. He is also an invited speaker on business and commercialization subjects.
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Career Highlights
Academic Highlights
Case studies
Industry Expertise
  • Consumer Products
  • Venture Capital
Other Expertise
  • Board Development
  • Capital Raising
  • Crowdfunding
  • IPO
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
  • Strategic Planning & Execution
Employment
  • CEO
    Kite Products
    2010 - 2017
    • Negotiated an IP licensing agreement.
    • Recruited a team to commercialize the product.
    • Raised capital through crowdfunding and private investment.
    • Secured initial distribution channels.
    • Helped the company to successfully reach revenue.
    Focus areas: IP Commercialization, IP Licensing , Capital Raising, Establishing Distribution Channels Globally, Crowdfunding, Team Recruitment
  • Chairman | CEO
    ieCrowd
    2010 - 2017
    • Licensed and commercialized health-related technologies that were developed by leading research institutions.
    • Created and implemented capital raising plans which included: private raises using Reg. D 506, Reg. D 506(c) for public solicitation, reward-based crowdfunding, Reg. S for international investors, S1 for IPO, and Reg. CF and A+ for mini IPOs.
    • Recruited board members with strong industry, legal, and finance background.
    • Recruited top-level management for marketing, engineering, finance, and product development roles.
    • Designed and implemented strategies to expand the IP portfolio.
    Focus areas: Technology, Growth Capital Raising, Crowdfunding, Investor Communications, Initial Public Offering, Product Development, Technology Licensing and Commercialization, Strategic Alliances
  • Former CEO | Entrepreneur in Residence
    Nano Engineered Applications
    2011 - 2016
    • Negotiated the IP licensing.
    • Raised capital from private and strategic investors.
    • Recruited key personnel including high-level Silicon Valley veterans.
    • Designed a strategy for expanding and strengthening the IP portfolio.
    Focus areas: Capital Raising, IP Licensing and Commercialization, Strategic Investment, Business Plan Development, Secure Key Partners and Vendors, Recruiting C-Level Management and Board
  • Founder | CEO
    Qmotions
    2003 - 2009
    • Licensed the IP for pattern recognition.
    • Did product development and commercialization oversignt.
    • Raised capital through private placement in the U.S. and internationally as well as public equity funds.
    • Developed the business with major industry players including Microsoft and Electronic Arts and the licensing of Tiger Woods properties.
    • Launched products and appeared on QVC.
    • Launched products globally in the U.S., Europe, Asia, and MENA.
    Focus areas: Strategy, Product Development, IP Commercialization, Growth Capital Raising
  • Partner
    University of California, Riverside Research Park
    2003 - 2007
    • Did contract negotiation.
    • Created financial models for real estate development.
    • Co-founded and supported the public-private partnership to develop the first innovation and research incubator in Inland Southern California.
    • Exited the project in 2007.
    Focus areas: Contract Negotiation, Private-Public Partnership, Recruited and Worked with Construction Contractors
  • Co-Founder | Division President
    Digital Angel Systems
    2002 - 2003
    • Managed the GPS/wireless chip commercialization.
    • Implemented the reverse merger.
    • Handled the post-merger integration.
    • Designed the strategy for global business development.
    • Recruited key personnel.
    Focus areas: Product Commercialization, Reverse Merger Implementation, Global Business Development Strategy, Post-Merger Integration
Education
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration
    California State University, San Bernardino - San Bernardino, CA, USA
    1989 - 1991
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