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University of Chicago, School of Law, JD 1998
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Stanford University, BA 1994
Economics

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David Sacks

David O. Sacks is the Founder and CEO of Yammer, Inc. Sacks was previously the COO of PayPal until its acquisition by eBay. Subsequently, he founded Geni.com, a family tree building and networking website. He also produced and financed the hit movie Thank You For Smoking. David recently sold Yammer to Microsoft for $1.2 billion.

David holds a B.A. in Economics from Stanford University and a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School.

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
Secret 3/2014Series A$8.6M18
Mode Analytics 10/2013Seed$550k1
Gyft 9/2013Series A$5M6
Quartzy 7/2013Series A$4M6
AdStage 6/2013Seed$100k2
Intercom 6/2013Series A$6M3
EasyPost 3/2013Seed15
GetFresh 2/2013Seed2
Houzz 1/2013Series C$35M6
15Five 1/2013Venture Round$1M9
Kloudless 2013Angel$1.5M6
ZenPayroll 12/2012Seed$6.1M22
GrabCAD 10/2012Series B$8.15M5
Mixpanel 5/2012Series A$10.3M4
Cherry 4/2012Series A$4.5M5
ResearchGate 2/2012Series B6
Pocket Change 11/2011Seed$1.4M8
Cherry 11/2011Angel$750k4
ShopSquad/Ownza 3/2011Angel$1.25M5
Circle Inc 1/2011Angel$1M14
Sofa Labs 9/2009Series A$1.2M11
Eventbrite 12/2008Series A$1.5M13
Scribd 6/2007Series A$3.71M6

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TWiST #05 with David Sacks

Added: 12/22/09
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The Web 2.0 Show: Episode 53 - Yammer / David Sacks

Added: 3/8/10

Sources

  1. SEC (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. Mode Lands A $550K Seed Round Led By David Sacks To Bring Online Collaboration To Data Science (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  3. Gyft raises Series A of $5m (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  4. Quartzy Raises $4M In Series A Financing (blogs.wsj.com) [edit]
  5. Cross-Network Ad Startup AdStage Acquires Semply, Raises An Additional $100K (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  6. Customer Communication Startup Intercom Raises $6M Round Led By The Social+Capital Partnership (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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  8. Backed By Yammer’s David Sacks, Fresh Launches A Site For Verified Consumer Gadget Reviews (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  9. Home Remodeling Platform Houzz Raises $35M Series C Round Led By NEA And GGV Capital, Launches Paid Pro+ Accounts (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  10. 15Five Wants Employees To Have A Voice, Raises $1M From Yammer’s David Sacks, 500 Startups, Ben Parr And More To Give It (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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  12. ZenPayroll Launches Cloud-Based Payroll Service With $6.1M In Seed Funding From CEOs At Yammer, Box, Yelp And Dropbox (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  13. GrabCAD Raises $8.15M From Charles River Ventures, Yammer Co-Founder & Others For Its ‘GitHub For Mechanical Engineers’ (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  14. Mixpanel Raises $10M in Series A Financing (finsmes.com) [edit]
  15. Shasta Ventures, Founders Fund Put $4.5 Million In The Uber For Carwashes, Cherry (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  16. Founders Fund Invests in ResearchGate, The Professional Network For Scientists (researchgate.net) [edit]
  17. Mobile Game Monetization Platform Lunch Money Raises $1M From Google Ventures; Rebrands As Pocket Change (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  18. Cherry.com [edit]
  19. Social Shopping Startup ShopSquad Lands $1.25M In Funding From Heavy Hitters (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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  21. Thread.com Raises $1.2 Million For Facebook-Powered Matchmaking Service (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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