Oliver Curme is a retired venture capitalist who made his fortune in the technology industry. He worked for Battery Ventures from 1985 to 2005 where he focused on computer investments. Later, he helped to found a new venture capital firm, Tiandi Capital, in Shanghai, focusing on cleantech investments. He also has experience investing in biotech and medtech. Curme holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Sc.B. in biochemistry from Brown University.
Some people are skeptical about Oliver Curme’s motives for opposing the medical marijuana dispensary, but he maintains that he’s only acting in his own interests. During a City Hall hearing on the proposed medical marijuana dispensary, Curme voiced his concerns about traffic and the benefits of marijuana for treating opioid addiction.