Dave Goldberg Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Inactive

  • Investments
  • 28

  • Portfolio
  • 4

  • Exits
  • 23


Dave Goldberg General Information


Mr. Dave Goldberg 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.

Contact Information

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

Dave Goldberg Investments (28)

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
000000000 05-Nov-2014 00000 00000 000.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
000000 29-Oct-2013 00000 00000 0000 Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
000000 30-May-2013 00000 00000 000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
00000 11-Dec-2012 0000 00000 00.000 Human Capital Services Generating Revenue
00000000 04-Oct-2012 00000 00000 00.00 Database Software Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
000 00000 27-Jun-2012 0000 00000 00.000 Information Services (B2C) Startup 0000 00000000
000000000 27-Jun-2011 0000 00000 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
99designs 28-Apr-2011 Early Stage VC 0000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 0000 00000000
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Dave Goldberg Exits (23)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Trifacta 07-Feb-2022 Merger/Acquisition 00000
00000000 08-Nov-2021 0000000 000000 00000
0000 00 00 00 01-Mar-2021 000000000 00000000
000000000 01-Oct-2020 000000000000000000 000.00
000000 27-Aug-2020 000000000000000000
000000 14-Aug-2020 000000000000000000
000000 24-Mar-2020 000000000000000000 000.00
000000000 06-Aug-2019 000000000000000000
Momentive 26-Sep-2018 IPO 00000
Zeal (Educational Software) 03-Jul-2018 Out of Business
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Dave Goldberg Team (1)

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