David Youngentob, Coastal Venture Catalyst
David Youngentob is the Coastal Venture Catalyst at RAIN representing the Mid-Coast region of Oregon. As Coastal Venture Catalyst Youngentob works to expand the strength of RAIN’s network and resources available to entrepreneurs. Focused in and around Florence and up through Lincoln City, Youngentob connects entrepreneurs with resources through RAIN’s entrepreneurial ecosystem – an expansive network of mentors and investors.
Youngentob also serves as Pro Tem Instructor at University of Oregon- Lundquist College of Business instructing “Marketing:Values for Customers”.
Youngentob thrives in a fast moving entrepreneurial start up world and has a true passion for mentoring and growing businesses in Oregon. Previous to RAIN, Youngentob served as Director of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at FertiLab where he worked to support startup companies through their earliest, and most challenging, stages of business – increasing their rate of advancement towards critical milestones and increasing the number of growing and viable businesses in the region.