Steve Overholt spent eight years as a technology commercialization consultant, mentoring more than 100 entrepreneurs and existing companies through the arduous process and helping his clients secure millions of dollars in investment capital.
Steve has presented seminars on the topic at the U. S. Patent Office’s Annual Independent Inventors' Conference; the national Association of Small Business Development Centers’ Annual Conference; the PASBDC Fall Technology Conference, and others.
Steve has conducted R & D at Fortune 500 corporations, where he received three U.S. patents for his inventions.
He also has invented products on his own and formed companies to manufacture and market them. He has received two patents in these efforts and has won several international awards for product innovation in the process.
Mr. Overholt has successfully licensed his inventions to one of the largest corporations in the relevant industry.
Steve also has started up and run a technology company, written business plans for his businesses that have received over $2 million in angel and VC investments, and made presentations to venture capitalists on both coasts. One of the businesses that Overholt started up was later sold to a publicly traded company and his products have been on the market in major retailers for over 10 years.