David Wu Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

Professionals

  • Investments
  • 29

  • Portfolio
  • 8

  • Exits
  • 20

Exits

David Wu General Information

Description

Mr. David Wu serves as a Venture Partner at Maveron. He served as Board Advisor at WePay. He joined the company in 2012 to help identify new investments in emerging consumer Internet companies. He serves as a Board Member at Illumix. He was a Board Member of Darby Smart. He is a successful entrepreneur, technology executive and angel investor who began his two-decade career in the computer and Internet industries, writing a few hundred thousand lines of C++ code at Scitor and Synopsys. He subsequently spent 10 years at Homestead.com, where he was chief product officer, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer, helping grow the company to more than 400,000 paying subscribers and its eventual acquisition by Intuit for $170 million in 2007. Following the acquisition of Homestead, he managed a variety of Intuit's businesses as a vice president in the Small Business Group, including QuickBooks Online and Intuit.com. At Intuit and Homestead, he worked with Homestead board member, Intuit Board Chairman and the company Senior Advisor Bill Campbell, who recommended him to the company. He led the company's investments in Darby Smart and Aria Innovations and served on each company's board. He sourced and led company IV's investment in August Home, where he was a board member, as well as several company seed investments. He has strong ties to the Silicon Valley entrepreneurial community. Prior to joining the company, he invested in 22 startups, including SeatMe, Practice Fusion, Sociable Labs, Postmates, Beautylis and Taulia (on June 30, 2014, this portfolio was marked at 4.4x cost). He can often be found coaching and mentoring entrepreneurs at Stanford Business School and top Bay Area incubators, such as Y-Combinator, AngelPad, 500Startups, and Stanford's StartX. He recently served on the Board of Directors of company IV portfolio company, SeatMe, which was acquired by Yelp (NASDAQ: YELP) and as the Internet Committee chair on the Deal Screening Committee for the Band of Angels, Silicon Valley's oldest seed funding organization. He is a Bay Area native and holds a BS in electrical engineering and a BA in economics from Stanford University. He served as the Board Member and Advisor at Instamotor.

Business Details

Year Founded
1968
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • San Francisco, CA
  • United States

David Wu Investments (29)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Volta (Entertainment Software) 01-Mar-2022 Early Stage VC 00.000 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 00000 00
Pilotworks 08-Apr-2016 0000 00000 00.00 Other Commercial Services Out of Business 00000 00
Marco Polo 31-Mar-2015 00000 00000 000 Communication Software Generating Revenue 00000 00
Scoot Networks 10-Oct-2014 0000 00000 00.000 Automotive Generating Revenue 00000 00
HomeLight 26-Aug-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Real Estate Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 00000 00
Iodine 29-Jan-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Application Software Generating Revenue 00000 00
Vacatia 10-Jun-2013 0000 00000 00.00 Real Estate Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 00000 00
Vaunte 23-May-2013 0000 00000 00.000 Luxury Goods Out of Business 00000 00
Blend (Business/Productivity Software) 24-Apr-2013 Seed Round Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 00
August Home 01-Mar-2013 Seed Round 000 Electronics (B2C) Generating Revenue 00000 00

David Wu Exits (20)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Scripted 01-Jul-2022 Merger/Acquisition
Taulia 10-Feb-2022 000000000000000000
Postmates 01-Dec-2020 000000000000000000 00.00
Scoot Networks 05-Jun-2019 000000000000000000
Periscope Data 14-May-2019 000000000000000000 00000
Pilotworks 13-Oct-2018 000 00 00000000
Practice Fusion 13-Feb-2018 000000000000000000 00000
August Home 21-Nov-2017 000000000000000000 00000
Arrayent 26-Jul-2017 Merger/Acquisition
OncoHealth 01-Nov-2016 Out of Business

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David Wu Team (1)

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

David Wu Co-Investors (16)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
7percent Ventures 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Acequia Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Alvaro del Rio 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Richie Hawtin 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Stephen Raymond 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

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