|University of California, Berkeley, BA||1981|
Dave is a professional early-stage investor.
Hehas invested in a number of Kiwi startups including MusicHype, ShowGizmo, Ponoko, 8interactive and others. His Wellington-based company, WebFund, invests in and nurtures companies from concept through to investment and execution. He’s also a member of Angel HQ, Wellington’s angel investment club, and organises the Lean Startup Wellington meetup. He’s also on the InternetNZ Council, serves on several boards, and does a significant amount of work for non-profits.
Dave is one of Startup Weekend’s Global Facilitators, and is or has been on the organising teams of Startup Weekends in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Palmerston North, and Perth WA. Dave is passionate about helping entrepreneurs and their startups move from inspiration to perspiration and global success.