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Twitter@davegilboa

Degrees

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, MBA 2010
Health Care Management and Entrepreneurial Management
University of California, Berkeley, BS 2003
Bioengineering with Honors

Current Companies

Co-Founder and Co-CEO

Former Companies

Business Development and Strategy Intern
Special Assistant to the CEO
Market Strategy Associate
Senior Associate Consultant

Former Financial Organizations

Associate

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David Gilboa

Dave Gilboa is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Warby Parker, a transformative fashion brand offering designer eyewear at a revolutionary price while leading the way for socially-conscious businesses.

Prior to Warby Parker, Dave was an Associate at merchant bank Allen & Company and, earlier, worked at Bain & Company. He also served as Special Assistant to the Founder and CEO of the TriZetto Group, and has held strategy and business development roles at Genomic Health and Crescendo Bioscience.

Dave has worked extensively with non-profit organizations, and serves as a founding member of the Entrepreneur Board of Venture for America, an organization dedicated to mobilizing graduates as entrepreneurs in low-cost cities.

Born in Sweden and raised in San Diego, Dave graduated with a BS in Bioengineering with Honors from UC Berkeley and holds an MBA from Wharton Business School.

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
ALOHA 1/2014Seed$4.5M7
Darby Smart 6/2013Seed$1M5
Pickwick & Weller 4/2013Venture Round$2M9
YourMechanic 9/2012Seed$1.8M11
Omaze 7/2012Angel$1M3

Videos

Sources

  1. Founder Of Wellness Startup Aloha, Armed With $4.5 Million From Khosla Ventures And Others, Lays Out Big Plans (forbes.com) [edit]
  2. Maveron-Backed DarbySmart Launches DIY Crafting Marketplace For Fashion Accessories And More (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  3. Silicon Valley Venture Capital Almanac - Source [edit]
  4. YourMechanic Raises $1.8M in Seed Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  5. Omaze Raises $1 Million So Regular People Can Experience Once-In-A-Lifetime Opportunities For $5 (businessinsider.com) [edit]
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