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Board Member Profile

Francine Sommer

David Blivin
Board Member
Founder and Managing Director, Cottonwood Technology Fund

David Blivin is a founder and managing director of Cottonwood Technology Fund (CTF). CTF is a seed and pre-seed stage venture capital fund focused on the Southwest Region stretching from Phoenix to Denver to Austin. It also includes the Rio Grande Technology Corridor which stretches from Los Alamos National Laboratory, past Sandia National Laboratory to UTEP; and includes four (4) top engineering schools and two (2) leading medical centers. Cottonwood is focused on supporting science based innovation with disruptive potential. New Mexico based portfolio companies include Skorpios Technologies Inc., Exagen Diagnostics, Respira Therapeutics and Incitor, Inc.

Prior to founding Cottonwood, Mr. Blivin founded and served as Managing Director of Southeast Interactive. Southeast Interactive was the first and largest information technology focused fund based in the Southeast. He received his MBA from the Duke University Fuqua School of Business.