Duncan is a serial entrepreneur who has spent the past six years as a managing director at a major venture fund, VantagePoint Venture Partners.
In 1996 he founded Covad Communications, the leading independent DSL provider. On less than $12M of venture investment, Covad raised over $2B in debt and equity and went public in 1998, reaching a $9B market value.
In 1997, he joined InterTrust Technologies as SVP Business Development, and led the IPO in 1999 and the secondary in 2000, reaching over $8B market value at the peak. InterTrust was the inventor of digital rights management and after the IPO was bought by Sony and Philips.
In 2001 he formed SkyPilot Networks, which was sold to Trillium in 2009.
In 2007 he helped form Xumii, Inc, which provides mobile social network technology to carriers. In 2009, Xumii was bought by Myriad Labs, a European mobile software provider.
At VantagePoint, Duncan... See More