Prior to Shmoop, he was a Partner at Venrock from 2007-2009.
Prior to Venrock, he served as board member, Chairman, President and CEO of Spark Networks, 2003-2007, a provider of on-line personal services and the parent company to JDate.
David spent nearly a decade in investment research analysis and portfolio management at Capital Research, making early investments in Yahoo!, AOL, Amazon, and eBay. He later funded and co-founded 4INFO, a mobile search service, along with having made many angel investments. Thanks, Mark.
Formerly, he founded and later sold EastNet, a syndicate barter company, enabling television stations in Eastern Europe to trade American TV programs for advertising time from major brands.
David currently serves on a bunch of boards including Coupons.com where he runs the audit committee.
Board & Advisor Roles (5)Update
|Jan, 2016||Boatsetter||$5M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|May, 2009||BlogHer||$7M / Series C||Venrock|
|Jul, 2008||BlogHer||$5M / Series B||Venrock|
|May, 2008||LinkedIn SlideShare||$2.7M / Series A (Lead)||Venrock|
|Mar, 2008||Tapioca Mobile||$5M / Venture (Lead)||Venrock|
|Feb, 2008||Crunchyroll||$4.05M / Series A||Venrock|
|Sep, 2007||Tapioca Mobile||undisclosed amount / Seed||Venrock|
|Jul, 2007||BlogHer||$3.5M / Series A||Venrock|
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