Dave Goldberg Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Inactive

  • Investments
  • 29

  • Portfolio
  • 3

  • Exits
  • 25


Dave Goldberg General Information


Mr. Dave Goldberg is an Angel Investor. He served Chief Executive Officer of SurveyMonkey.com, LLC since April 2009. He was a successful entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and technology and music industry executive. He run, and successfully grown, several online consumer businesses. Mr. Goldberg founded LAUNCH Media Inc. in 1994, which delivered music and music-related content online, and he led the company through its acquisition by Yahoo! in 2001. Following the sale, he served as Vice President and General Manager of Yahoo! Music, where he led the company's global music operations and built it into the Internet's most popular music destination. During his tenure, traffic increased from two million to twenty-five million unique users per month, and four billion music videos were streamed in 2006 alone. In 2006, he was named one of Billboard Magazine's top power players in digital music. He served as an Entrepreneur in Residence with Benchmark Capital where he evaluated investment opportunities for the firm and advised portfolio companies. Earlier in his career, Dave was Director of Marketing Strategy and New Business Development at Capitol Records. Dave also served on the Board of Directors at Ancestry.com and Dashbox. He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University with a BA degree in History and Government. He was an angel investor.

Business Details

Investor Status
Out of Business
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • CA
  • United States

Dave Goldberg Investments (29)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Zeal (Educational Software) 29-Jan-2015 Seed Round 000 Educational Software Out of Business 0000 00000000
FilmTrack 05-Nov-2014 00 000000000 000.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
IfOnly 29-Oct-2013 00000 00000 0000 Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
Peatix 30-May-2013 00000 00000 000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
Gusto 11-Dec-2012 0000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
Trifacta 04-Oct-2012 00000 00000 00.00 Database Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
Big Frame 27-Jun-2012 0000 00000 00.000 Information Services (B2C) Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
Hybrid Wisdom 01-Jan-2012 0000000000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
Impermium 27-Jun-2011 Seed Round 00.000 Network Management Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
Rocketship Education 11-May-2011 Grant 000 Education and Training Services (B2B) Product Development 0000 00000000

Dave Goldberg Exits (25)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Top Prospect Group 04-Apr-2024 Merger/Acquisition
Trifacta 07-Feb-2022 000000000000000000 00000
Nextdoor 08-Nov-2021 0000000 000000 00000
Shop It To Me 01-Mar-2021 000000000 00000000
99designs 01-Oct-2020 000000000000000000 000.00
IfOnly 27-Aug-2020 000000000000000000
Signal (Chicago) 14-Aug-2020 000000000000000000
Vidado 24-Mar-2020 000000000000000000 000.00
FilmTrack 06-Aug-2019 Merger/Acquisition
SurveyMonkey 26-Sep-2018 IPO 00000

Dave Goldberg Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Dave Goldberg Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Dave Goldberg Angel Investor 00 CA

Dave Goldberg FAQs

  • Who is Dave Goldberg?

    Dave Goldberg is an angel Investor who has made 29 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Dave Goldberg?

    Dave Goldberg is an angel investor.

  • What does Dave Goldberg do?

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

  • What has Dave Goldberg invested in?

    Dave Goldberg has made numerous investments in companies like Zeal (Educational Software), FilmTrack, and IfOnly within the Educational Software, Business/Productivity Software, and Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure industries.

  • What has Dave Goldberg invested in recently?

    Dave Goldberg's latest investment was on 29-Jan-2015 in Zeal (Educational Software), a company within the Educational Software industry.

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