David McClure Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

Professionals

  • Investments
  • 346

  • Portfolio
  • 86

  • Exits
  • 265

Exits

David McClure General Information

Description

Mr. David McClure is the Founder and serves as General Partner at Practical Venture Capital. Dave has been a Silicon Valley entrepreneur and investor for over 25 years. He has invested in hundreds of startups around the world, including 5 IPOs and more than 15 unicorns (Credit Karma, Twilio, SendGrid, Lyft, The RealReal, Talkdesk, Grab, Intercom, Canva, Udemy, Lucid, GitLab, Reddit, Stripe, Bukalapak). Prior to launching PVC in 2019, he was the founding partner of 500 Startups, a global VC firm with >$500M AUM that has invested in over 2,500 companies and 5,000 founders across 75 countries. Dave created 20 VC funds under the 500 brand and invested in 20 other VC funds around the world. Dave began his investing career at Founders Fund where he made seed-stage investments in 40 companies, resulting in 4 unicorns and 3 IPOs. He led the Credit Karma seed round in 2009 (acq INTU, >400X return). His $3M portfolio returned >$200M (~65X) in under 10 years. Before he became an investor, Dave was Director of Marketing at PayPal from 2001-2004. He was also the founder/CEO of Aslan Computing, acquired by Servinet in 1998. Dave graduated from the Johns Hopkins University (BS, Engineering / Applied Mathematics).

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • Mountain View, CA
  • United States

David McClure Investments & Acquisitions (346)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Azara AI 08-May-2024 Later Stage VC 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
SpaceBasic 23-Jun-2023 00000 (00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
UXCam 28-Mar-2022 0000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
Vizalytics Technology 01-Jan-2022 00000 (00000 Business/Productivity Software Out of Business 00000 0000000
LaunchDarkly 15-Oct-2021 00000 00000 Software Development Applications Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
Instamojo 28-Jun-2021 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Profitable 00000 0000000
StyleSeat 25-Mar-2021 00000 00000 0000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
Sova Health 22-Jan-2021 0000 00000 00000 Other Healthcare Services Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
ChannelMeter 01-Jul-2020 Seed Round 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
Ezra (Diagnostic Equipment) 01-Jun-2020 Early Stage VC 0000 Diagnostic Equipment Generating Revenue 00000 0000000

David McClure Exits (265)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
20 Miles 15-Feb-2024 Merger/Acquisition
AppGrooves 12-Feb-2024 000 00 00000000
BoxC 01-Dec-2023 000000000 00000000
Remind 29-Nov-2023 0000000000
WhoAPI 01-Oct-2023 000000000 00000000
AffordIt 22-Sep-2023 000 00 00000000
Toshl Finance 01-Jun-2023 000000000 00000000
CareLuLu 01-Apr-2023 000000000 00000000
Common 01-Apr-2023 Merger/Acquisition
DemandSphere 01-Apr-2023 Secondary Transaction - Private

David McClure Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

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David McClure Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
David McClure Angel Investor 000 00 Mountain View, CA

David McClure Co-Investors (92)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
ARTIS Ventures 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
FirstMark Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Founders Fund 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Headline 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
SVB Financial Group 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

David McClure FAQs

  • Who is David McClure?

    David McClure is an angel Investor who has made 346 investments.

  • What kind of investor is David McClure?

    David McClure is an angel investor.

  • What does David McClure do?

    As an angel investor, David McClure invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has David McClure invested in?

    David McClure has made numerous investments in companies like Azara AI, SpaceBasic, and UXCam within the Business/Productivity Software industry.

  • What has David McClure invested in recently?

    David McClure's latest investment was on 08-May-2024 in Azara AI, a company within the Business/Productivity Software industry.

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