John’s business background includes more than 25 years as an entrepreneur, CEO, investment banker, management consultant and civic leader. At Oaktree, John directs the firm’s capital formation activities. He has been instrumental in advising more than 600 software CEO’s on their capital requirements in raising both debt and equity capital for the medium-sized software and high technology companies.



Oaktree Ventures, Inc. is an innovator of venture services specializing in writing Investment Marketing Memorandums for companies seeking equity capital.  Specifically designed for Chief Executive Officers of small to medium-sized software and Internet companies.  The Investment Marketing Memorandum is a proven process for developing growth capital strategies for financing companies.


Oaktree has developed a complimentary set of unique programs for Capital Formation, Strategic Alliances, Guerrilla Marketing, Key Personnel Selection, Recruiting and Compensation, as well as Information Technology and Customer Support.  These program products have been specifically tailored for the software and Internet Entrepreneur interested in taking the next step in corporate growth.


Oaktree Ventures, Inc. is headquartered in San Diego, California.  With every engagement, Oaktree brings all of its talent and experience, as well as employing its valuable network of professionals and industry contacts.



To help client companies position themselves for corporate financing.



We assist executives in achieving THREE BIG BUSINESS ISSUES:

Sales and Marketing - how to select the correct channel of sales for your company

Human Resources - how to find the right people to do the job for you

Finance - how to finance your company to the next level of growth



We believe in:

  • Leadership for results
  • Growth as the catalyst for challenging us to be our best
  • Learning as a vocational necessity
  • Integrity in all our actions and commitments

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P.O. Box 487

Ramona, CA 92065

Tel: (760) 788-4357

Fax: (760) 788-4365