Joined: August 2010
Information Technology/SaaS/Big Data
Real Estate and Construction
David is a founding partner at Blu Venture Investors and a serial entrepreneur experienced in starting, financing, and growing companies in software, construction technology, and travel and hospitality. He started and managed the DPI Group, which included the exclusive representative for Apple Computer in Russia and the Ukraine, a computer products marketing & distribution company, and a printing and press room solutions company. He also started and owned Hamanasi Adventure Resort, a top ranked high end boutique resort in Belize Central America by TripAdvisor.com. Since 2005, he has invested in more than 60 early stage tech start-ups and has advised several startups including three successful construction software companies, two of which were acquired by publicly traded companies.
As an early stage investor and entrepreneur, David enjoys helping startups fit the strategic pieces of building a company together that make them successful. He is most interested in SaaS enterprise and construction companies.
Wireless and Broadband Communications
Sales and Marketing
What excites you about early stage investing?
Fast-paced environment where every day is different.
What advice would you give to startups?
Start with a group of customers that are alike as possible. I look for a great product with one or two customers that love it.
What are your interests outside of Blu Venture Investors?
Belize tourism and fighting climate change