Primary Role
Co-Founder, General Partner @ Freestyle Capital
Investments
4 Investments in 4 Companies

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Aliases:
dave-samuel

Dave is co-founder of Freestyle Capital, a seed stage Internet & technology venture capital firm. Prior to Freestyle, Dave, as President, co-founded Crackle.com, a website specializing in Internet Video in 2004.

In August 2006, Sony Pictures Entertainment acquired the company for $65 million. In early 1996, Dave, as CEO, founded Spinner.com, the first and largest Internet music service. In May 1999, AOL acquired the firm for $320 million. Prior to founding Spinner.com in early 1996, David worked at Oracle within the application development group.

He graduated from MIT in 1994 with a degree in Electrical Engineering. David is an SF Giants fan, enjoys both wakeboarding and snowboarding, and lives in Marin.

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