Dave
Dave
Dave
Dave Shah
Founder & Chairman

Dave found traction in the entrepreneurial world at age 14 as a professional kiteboarder & GoPro Athlete. In 2015, he co-founded Crave on Campus, a food delivery app for college students. Together, Dave and his team built and scaled the multi-platform mobile application to thousands of users at universities around the US. Following Crave’s exit, he founded Wve Labs, a technology development company, to empower and enable entrepreneurs to actualize their visions. A year into Wve Labs, Dave’s love for working with early stage ventures led him to found Wve Ventures - a pre-seed venture capital arm focused on investing in the next generation of entrepreneurs.

To unite the growing number of companies in his evolving vision, Dave founded Wve Group with the intent to bridge technology, finance, and education. Following that, Dave launched Wve Collective, a non-profit dedicated to empowering high school students to start their first venture. After a few promising turns of events he co-founded Wve Technologies, the product development side of Wve Labs. Since then Wve Technologies has embarked on collaborations with Louis the Child and Founders Forum.

Today, Dave serves as the CEO & Chairman of the Wve Group, Wve Labs, and Wve Collective and is a Managing Partner at Wve Ventures. Dave has a background in Business Administration from the University of Southern California, is a member of the Forbes Technology Council & YEC, a Contributor to Entrepreneur and can be found flying around the coast in his free time.

Ankit
Ankit
Ankit
Ankit
Co-Founder & CTO

With 6 years of experience in the app industry, Ankit is an expert business consultant, a pioneer in app marketing and a long time technocrat. An ardent believer of keeping himself abreast with the latest technological developments, he also indulges in taking Business Intelligence and Data Analytics lectures at well acclaimed universities. In 2015, Ankit co-founded Wve Labs and serves as the CTO. After almost 3 years of running the technical team, he co-founded Wve Technologies and became a General Partner at Wve Ventures.

Graham
Graham
Graham
Graham Cummings
Chief of Staff

One of Wve’s first 5 employees Graham has seen the company grow from its beginning stages to where it is now. Moving from Project Coordinator to Vice President of Business Development and now to Chief of Staff, Graham has high levels of experience with innovation theory, management strategy, and sales growth. He is involved in Wve Ventures and will be leading workshops for Wve Collective. Graham has a background in Business from the University of California.

Steven
Steven
Steven
Steven Gerry
Analyst

Steven’s entrepreneurial journey began at age 14 when he founded of his first Non-Profit, ReCleats. From there he co-founded Desinus LLC in 2015 and later worked his way up to the Vice President of Sales at Wve Labs. Since 2016, Steven has been instrumental in moving top priority clients from the development side of Wve Labs to the Wve Ventures investment team. Passionate about empowering entrepreneurs through sharing his own story, Steven is the Design and Technical Instructor at Wve Collective.