Investing Profile

David Pakman


Early stage tech venture investor

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University of Pennsylvania Network
Apple Network
Apple Network
Venrock Partner
$2.0M - $40.0M
CompanyStageDateRound SizeTotal Raised
Dapper Labs
Series CMar 2021$305M
Series BAug 2019$11.2M
Series ANov 2018$15M
Series AOct 2018$15M
Co-investors: Chris Dixon (Andreessen Horowitz), Fred Wilson (Union Square Ventures), Patrick Chang (Cota Capital), Bryan Rosenblatt (Riverside Ventures), Ash Egan (Acrylic), Sebastien de Halleux (Graph Ventures), Tiago Teixeira Correia (Warner Music Group), Jordan Fliegel (Techstars)
Simbe Robotics
Series ASep 2019$26M
Co-investors: Ryan Gembala (Pathbreaker Ventures), Cyril Ebersweiler (SOSV)
Seed RoundJun 2019$2.5M
Co-investors: Brad Burnham (Union Square Ventures)
Amino Apps
Series CJun 2018$45M
Series BDec 2016$19.2M
Series ASep 2015$6.5M
Co-investors: Adam Rothenberg (BoxGroup), David Tisch (BoxGroup), Kevin Colleran (Slow Ventures), M.G. Siegler (GV), Chi-Hua Chien (Goodwater Capital), Kal Vepuri (Brainchild), TK Kuegler (Wasabi Ventures), Katie Rae (The Engine), Richard Kerby (Equal Ventures), MG Siegler, Scott Belsky, Jeremy Yap
Series AJun 2016$50M
Co-investors: Rob Coneybeer (Shasta Ventures)
Dollar Shave Club
Series DNov 2015$90.7M
Series CSep 2014$50M
Series BOct 2013$12M
Series ANov 2012$9.8M
Co-investors: Kirsten Green (Forerunner Ventures), Aileen Lee (Cowboy Ventures), Mike Jones (Science), Adeyemi Ajao (Base10 Partners), Woody Marshall (TCV), Mike Jung (Founders Circle Capital), Renata Quintini (Renegade Partners), Mehdi Maghsoodnia (Combustion Ventures), Brendan Wallace (Fifth Wall), Daniel Curran, Jeff Bonforte
Venture RoundSep 2015$6.5M
Co-investors: Will Herman (JumpCloud)
Series BSep 2015$15M
Co-investors: Andy Weissman (Union Square Ventures), Eric Paley (Founder Collective), Oren Dobronsky
Partner Venrock Associates2008 - Present
CEO Inc.2003 - 2008
Managing Director Dimensional Associates2003 - 2008
Director Knitting Factory Entertainment1999 - 2008
SVP Corporate Development & Public Policy Bertelsmann BeMusic2001 - 2002
President & Co-Founder Myplay, Inc.1999 - 2001
VP Business and Product Development N2K1997 - 1999
Co-founder, Apple Music Group Apple1995 - 1997
Product Manager Apple1991 - 1995
University of Pennsylvania BSE Computer Science Engineering