Overview

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Primary Role
Founding Partner @
Investments
8 Investments in 7 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
San Francisco
Website:
http://freestyle.vc
Social:

Person Details

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Aliases:
dave-samuel

David Samuel is an experienced executive, serial entrepreneur, and Internet pioneer in software & media. Today, Dave is co-founder of Freestyle Capital, an early-stage Internet & technology venture capital firm, with investments in over 66 companies. Prior to Freestyle, Dave co-founded Crackle.com in 2004 (acquired by Sony Pictures Entertainment for $65 million in 2006) and founded Spinner.com in 1996 (acquired by AOL for $320 million in 1999). Dave graduated from MIT with a degree in Electrical Engineering, is an SF Giants fan, enjoys both wake boarding and snowboarding, and lives in Marin with his 4 children.

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Current

Founding Partner

2008 - Current   (over 8 years)
Past
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Title
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Unknown
Jul, 2010
Chairman, Co-Founder
2004
2007
President, Co-Founder
1996
1999
CEO / Founder
Sep 1, 1994
1996
Software Engineer

Board & Advisor Roles (5)

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Investments (8)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Jan, 2014$1.45M / Seed (Lead)
May, 2013$3.03M / Seed
Jan, 2012$6M / Series A
Jul, 2010$1.6M / Seed
Jan, 2010undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
Oct, 2008$2.35M / Series APersonal Investment
Jan, 2008undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
Jan, 2006$750k / AngelPersonal Investment

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