Edward Cheever is a Partner of Cheever Capital Management, LLC, a venture capital operating company, which serves as the General Partner for The Talents Venture Funds and The Talents Isotopes Funds Limited Partnerships. Edward has over 25 years of professional investment management experience. He began his career in the banking industry, and then established his own investment and insurance business in 1988. Edward is a former National Association of Securities Dealers (now Financial Industry Regulatory Authority or “FINRA”) member. He obtained seven licensing credentials including licensure as a Registered Principal, authorizing him to manage offices of supervisory jurisdiction with registrations to conduct securities business in seven states. Edward managed millions of dollars through asset management agreements granting him discretionary authority to select and trade securities on behalf of his clients. Edward withdrew from his public securities licensure in 2004 to invest and participate in the venture capital markets. Edward has co-founded several technology businesses and currently serves as a Managing Director. Edward has also served in an executive capacity on behalf of several non-profit organizations, fostering regional, national and international athletic competition, including facilitating a contract with CBSports.com to produce video content of Oregon based athletic events distributed on their affiliated proprietary websites. As the Oregon correspondent, he served as executive producer on the project during 2008 and 2009.