David Beisel is a co-founder and Partner at NextView Ventures. He has been focused on early stage Internet startups his entire career, both as an entrepreneur and venture capitalist. As an investor in the digital media space, David was most recently a Vice President at Venrock and previously a Principal at Masthead Venture Partners. David has served on the boards of Gazelle (fka Second Rotation) and BlogHer, and was actively involved with Appnexus and Tremor Media.
Prior to becoming a venture capitalist, David co-founded Sombasa Media, an e-mail marketing company best known for its flagship product BargainDog. Sombasa was successfully acquired by About.com where David served as Vice President of Marketing. David's holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and an AB in Economics, magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from Duke University.
He also founded and leads the Web Innovators Group, an... See More
Vice PresidentMay, 2007 - Jun, 2010
Co-Founder / VP Marketing1999 - Jan, 2001
Vice President2007 - Jan, 2010
Principal2004 - Apr, 2007
Co-Founder & Partner2010
Associate1998 - Jan, 1999
Founder and Organizer2004