Entrepreneur (5 startups/acquisitions) & angel investor (35 startups)
David is an entrepreneur and angel investor with product, marketing and software development experience at internet and mobile startups. He is currently an EiR at Harvard Business School, Funding Champion at MassChallenge, and works closely with founders and investors in the Boston area.
David has a successful track record in hands-on roles at direct-to-consumer and enterprise companies, six of which were acquired or IPO’d. He was recently COO of the PayPal Media Network, led the PayPal Boston office, and the co-founder of the Start Tank innovation space. Earlier in his career, he was Director of New Products at TripAdvisor, VP of Marketing/Co-founder of SnapMyLife, Director of Product Marketing at m-Qube, Senior Product Manager at edocs, and VP of Technology at Goldman Sachs.
As a leader in the entrepreneurship community, he holds several advisor/board memberships and has made 30 angel investments in early-stage startups. Recent awards include Boston Business Journal's Power 50: Most Influential Bostonians, Finalist for BostInno’s 50 on Fire for Tech, and Finalist for NEVY Angel of the Year.
David holds a BS with Distinction in Computer Science from Cornell University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
|Mar, 2016||InMoji||$5M / Series A||Personal Investment|
|Oct, 2015||Renoviso||$1.4M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Aug, 2015||Smack, Inc.||$1.65M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|May, 2015||InMoji||$1.5M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Mar, 2015||Jolt Athletics||$130k / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Feb, 2015||InMoji||$1M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Feb, 2015||Cuseum||$1.29M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Jul, 2014||Amino Apps||$1.65M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Apr, 2014||Manicube||$5M / Series A||Personal Investment|
|Mar, 2013||clypd||$3.2M / Series A||Personal Investment|
|Mar, 2013||Careport Health||$930k / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Oct, 2011||Crashlytics||$1M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Sep, 2010||xPeerient||$620.44k / Venture||Personal Investment|
|Aug 30, 2016||bostinno.streetwise.co - 6 Boston Tech Leaders Share Their #FirstSevenJobs|
|Jun 21, 2016||Xconomy - Procrastinator’s Special Ends Today for INFLUX Tomorrow Afternoon|
|Jun 9, 2016||Xconomy - Autodesk, EMC, Project 11 Join Influx Program on June 22|
|Jun 1, 2016||Xconomy - Saver Rate Ends Today for INFLUX—Grab Your Tickets Now|
|May 24, 2016||Xconomy - Join GE, Watson Health, Akamai, and More at INFLUX on June 22|
|Mar 30, 2016||bostinno.streetwise.co - Tech Madness: Here's the Final 4|
|Mar 21, 2016||Xconomy - Deathtech Rising: Mylestoned Unveils Interactive Memorial Software|
|Mar 21, 2016||Tech Republic (Australia) - Is tech turning contract work into the future of employment?|