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Gary Wayne Clark

Founder, Angel Investor, Grammy® Recording Academy Artist
Fort Collins, Colorado Area
Gary Wayne Clark is an engineer by training, a venture capitalist by trade, but a storyteller at heart. A serial Entrepreneur; he founded 3 software companies; directing 2 of them to public acquisition and 1 to strategic M&A. His latest startup is a Patent Pending ‘Music and Medicine’ app that guides patients in discovery of Alternative Therapies to biometrically manage Pain and Anxiety, using less drugs.. clinical trials coming soon. As an Angel Investor, he is a member of Tech Coast Angels (TCA), the largest Angel Network in the US, where he served as a member of the Board of Governors and founded the Central Coast Network of TCA. He is an active Angel Investor with nine private investments and three successful exits, and recently founded the Estes Park Angel Investing Meetup with approximately 85 investors. As a Mentor and Executive Advisor, he works with the Rocky Mountain Innosphere as a Sage Mentor and fractional Executive Advisor helping startups create disruptive innovations as they validate their products and markets, find their customer base and create profitable companies. His latest startup adventure is a patent pending 'Music as Medicine' app that is target to help individuals discover optimal alternative therapies that address Pain, Anxiety and Mobility issues - without prescription drugs. As an Author, he is an Amazon Top Ten "Best Seller" with his murder mystery entitled "Dead Balance". As a Singer / Songwriter, he is a multiple International Music Award winner and a voting member of the Grammy® Recording Academy - his album Dead Balance is up for a Grammy® this year - an active participant in the #GrammyAdvocacy and Public Policy through Grammys in My District and his latest Grammy® entered single Logan’s Lament has won critical acclaim. When he’s not traveling among the Hopi and Navajo tribes to spin tall tales, he lives in the High Country of Colorado on his ranch with his wife, a Great Doodle named Neli, and the spirit of his shapeshifting interspecies translator, a telepathic Great Dane named Raz.