David Carlson Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

  • Investments
  • 47

  • Portfolio
  • 13

  • Exits
  • 33


David Carlson General Information


Mr. David Carlson is the Founder & serves as Managing Director at eonBusiness. Dave established eonBusiness in 1997 to meet the needs of start-ups and early development stage companies for building internet based businesses. He has founded five businesses with three successful exits to date while supporting dozens of other companies. While eonBusiness started as primarily a web development services organization, it transitioned to an incubator and then subsequently a boutique venture capital firm investing in software as a service (SaaS) and mobile opportunities, named eonCapital. Dave is actively involved as an Advisor to numerous eonCapital portfolio companies. He serves on the board of directors of mobileStorm and eonCapital. Dave also serves as a Mentor to the TechStars mentorship driven seed stage investment program. In 2001 Dave founded and incubated GO TOAST and subsequently started eonMedia in 2002. Both companies were acquired in 2003 by aQuantive which was acquired by Microsoft in 2007. Other personal startups include eonBusiness, AllAboardToys.com (acquired in 2008) and HomePoint. Prior to founding eonBusiness and eonCapital, Dave was a senior executive at EchoStar (DISH Network) for 12 years, where he was an integral part of the launch of the DISH Network and the initiation of EchoStar's global business expansion. Dave's EchoStar career included a six-year stint in The Netherlands as Managing Director of European, African and Middle Eastern Operations. Dave earned a B.A. in Communications with a minor in Business Administration at Bethany College and a Masters Degree in International Business Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. He is also an Angel Investor.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Denver, CO
  • United States

David Carlson Investments (47)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Brandzooka 01-Jan-2021 Later Stage VC 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
000000000 19-Aug-2020 0000 00000 00.00 Communication Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
0000000 06-Jan-2020 00000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
0000000 00 21-Dec-2017 00000 00000 00.000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
0000000 24-Feb-2016 00000 00000 00.00 Application Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
000000 000000 04-Aug-2015 0000 00000 00.000 Enterprise Systems (Healthcare) Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
000000000 000000 19-Dec-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
0000000 28-Nov-2014 0000 00000 00000 Software Development Applications Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
Galvanize (Education and Training Services) 21-Nov-2014 Early Stage VC 00000 Education and Training Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
VerbalizeIt 13-Oct-2014 Seed Round 00000 Communication Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000000
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David Carlson Exits (33)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
mPulse Mobile 17-Dec-2021 Buyout/LBO
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0000000 04-May-2021 0000000000
00000000000 14-Dec-2020 0000000000
000000000 (0000000 27-Jan-2020 000000000000000000 00000
0000000000 08-Nov-2019 000000000000000000
000 0000 01-Jun-2019 000 00 00000000
000000000 11-Apr-2019 000000000000000000
Parkifi 01-Feb-2018 Merger/Acquisition
Closely 01-Oct-2017 Merger/Acquisition
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David Carlson Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
David Carlson Angel Investor 00 0 Denver, CO
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David Carlson Co-Investors (15)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Alven Capital Partners 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Benhamou Global Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Crawley Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Partech 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Silicon Badia 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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