David Williams Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 37

  • Portfolio
  • 8

  • Exits
  • 27


David Williams General Information


Mr. David Williams serves as Managing Partner At Knickerbocker Capital. He is the Managing GP of 2020 Ventures Management, LP, and the manager of Knickerbocker Capital, LP, an open-ended fund investing in decentralized web companies and digital assets. He is an accomplished investor and executive with over 30 years of experience investing in and building internet and software companies in the US and China. He formed 2020 Ventures with personal funds in 2010. Success with private investments in LinkedIn, Facebook, and Spotify led to the formation of 2020 Ventures, LP, with $10 million invested capital in 2014. In 2018, the fund began to shift focus from Web 2 to Web 3 investments; and in 2020, relocated from San Francisco to New York, becoming Knickerbocker Capital, LP. He lived in Beijing, China, from 2002 through 2007, working in the non-profit sector as well as investing in private companies, including Pacific Online Ltd, which was listed on the Hong Kong exchange in December 2007 (HK.0543). Through GoodWork International Inc., he assisted non-profit organizations seeking to alleviate poverty in China through entrepreneurship. From 1992 to 2002, he held leadership positions in consumer software and online companies including Micrografx Inc. and Excite.com. He began his career in 1987 as a financial analyst in the Equity Capital Markets group at Kidder, Peabody & Co. in New York. Following Kidder, he worked as an Associate at the British merchant bank Charterhouse Inc. He earned a B.S. in Economics from Southern Methodist University and an M.B.A. from Harvard University.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • San Francisco, CA
  • United States
+1 (415) 000-0000

David Williams Investments (37)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Instafloss 28-Jan-2023 Equity Crowdfunding 00000 Personal Products Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
WBX Commerce 24-Sep-2020 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
WBX Commerce 19-Jun-2019 00000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
Unocoin 30-Sep-2016 0000 00000 000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
Bow & Drape 05-Jul-2016 0000 00000 00.000 Clothing Profitable 00000 00000000
RateMyAgent 29-Apr-2016 00000 00000 000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 00000 00000000
Kinglet 01-Nov-2014 0000 00000 00000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
RateMyAgent 17-Sep-2014 0000 00000 000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 00000 00000000
Dagne Dover 09-Sep-2014 Seed Round 00.000 Accessories Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
IgnitionOne 26-Aug-2014 Later Stage VC 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue

David Williams Exits (27)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Rabbl 01-Mar-2023 Secondary Transaction - Private
Kinglet 01-Jan-2023 000000000 00000000
Market Realist 01-Nov-2022 000000000000000000
BRIKA 23-Feb-2022 000000000000000000
Quaddra Software 18-Dec-2019 000 00 00000000
IgnitionOne 23-Nov-2019 000000000000000000
Bow & Drape 05-Nov-2019 000000000000000000
The RealReal 28-Jun-2019 000 00000
Polymorph 11-Apr-2019 Merger/Acquisition
Hiku Labs 04-Mar-2019 Merger/Acquisition

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David Williams Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
David Williams Angel Investor 00 0 0 San Francisco, CA

David Williams Co-Investors (6)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Chris Brandenburg 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Kilkea Charles 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Noro-Moseley Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
TCP Venture Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
TDF Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

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