Overview

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Founder @
Investments
2 Investments in 2 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
San Francisco
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Person Details

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David Bill serves as a trusted advisor to a host of interesting high-growth startups including Wanelo, LiveFyre, and True & Co. He is also a mentor at Highway1, and the Founding Advisor at Freestyle Capital which has been investing in stellar founders since 2009.A technology leader and entrepreneur for more than 20 years, David has been building and scaling innovative online services since the earliest days of the web.

As CTO / Co-founder of enterprise social media startup CoTweet (acquired by ExactTarget) and CTO for Spinner.com (acquired by AOL) David delivered highly successful outcomes while inspiring teams and having fun along the way. Those experiences have brought David a deep understanding of how to rapidly scale both technology stacks and organizations in the face of relentless change, a wisdom which he brings to the collection of successful startups he advises.

When not taking on near-impossible technology challenges David indulges his passion for food, his love of travel, and hacks his home lighting systems to provide ambient information.

He can generally be found discussing neuroscience and philosophy at whichever San Francisco restaurant has opened most recently. He holds a number of patents and a Doctorate in Foosball.

Jobs (9)

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Founder

2009 - Current   (over 7 years)
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2010
2012
VP, Technology
2009
2012
Co-Founder & CTO
Dec, 2007
Jul, 2008
CTO / Co - Founder
1999
2007
Senior Director, Technology Strategy
Dec, 1997
May, 1999
CTO
1996
1997
Director, Systems Development
1991
1996
Software Engineer / Manager

Investments (2)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Dec, 2014undisclosed amount / AngelPersonal Investment
Sep, 2011$1.7M / Seed

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