Angel Investor (individual)

Dave McClure
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DAVE MCCLURE - Description and Overview

INVESTOR TYPE Angel Investor (individual)
Dave McClure has been active in Silicon Valley for almost twenty years as a software developer, entrepreneur, startup advisor, angel investor, blogger, & internet marketing nerd. Dave is a founding partner at 500 Startups, an internet startup seed fund & incubator program headquartered in Mountain View, CA. <br /><br />He has invested in over 70 startup companies including: (acquired by Intuit),CreditKarma, Crowdflower, KissMetrics, Mashery, Sendgrid, Simply Hired,SlideShare, TeachStreet, Twilio, and Wildfire Interactive, among others. He also runs conferences and events on technology, marketing, design, & entrepreneurship such as SMASHsummit & WarmGun.<br /><br />From 2008 thru 2010, Dave managed the FF Angel seed investment program for Founders Fund, and ran the 2009 fbFund REV incubator program on behalf of Facebook, Accel Partners, & Founders Fund. McClures's investments while part of the FBfund can be seen in the profile of the FBfund. His founder's fund investments are visible in Founders Fund profile. <br /><br />McClure is an angel investor who generally invests $50-$100K in young, emerging companies with a focus on the funding and advisory for early-stage startups seeking seed round capital (usually less than $1M but occasionally small series A up to $2M). McClure mostly focuses on consumer internet and small business opportunities with some focus on software and technology infrastructure. He will invest $50-$100K professionally via his firm 500 Startups, and occasionally $10-25K privately / personally.


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