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Harvard University, BA
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David Goldberg

Dave Goldberg joined SurveyMonkey in April 2009. He has been a successful entrepreneur, venture capitalist and technology and music industry executive and has run—and successfully grown—several online consumer businesses.

In 1994, Goldberg founded LAUNCH Media Inc., which delivered music and music-related content online, and led the company through its acquisition by Yahoo! in 2001.

Following the sale, he served as vice president and general manager of Yahoo! Music, where he led the company’s global music operations and built it into the Internet’s most popular music destination.

In 2006, he was named one of Billboard Magazine’s top power players in digital music.

Recently, he served as an entrepreneur-in-residence with Benchmark Capital, where he evaluated investment opportunities for the firm and advised portfolio companies.

Earlier in his career, Goldberg was director of marketing strategy and new business development at Capitol Records.

He serves on the board of directors of and Dashbox.

He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University with a BA in history and government.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
VideoSurf 1/2011Venture Round$28M10
Gobbler 1/2011Angel$1.3M3
Viki 12/2010Series A$4.3M15
Top Prospect 2010Seed7
Small Demons 1/2010Angel$750k6
Qloud 5/2006Seed$600k6



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